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Jun
15

The Pavarotti Principle

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This is a guest post I wrote at the blog Write to Done titled “The Pavarotti Principle for Creating A-list Blogs.”

Though it is aimed at blogging the principle is applicable in creating success in our lives no matter what we do.

Please click here to go check it out.  Enjoy!

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“Wealth is largely a result of habit.” – John Jacob Astor

While visiting our daughter in Washington D.C., on a beautiful Sunday afternoon, we drove to Mt. Vernon, home of George Washington.  The grounds were spectacular.  The house, stately, overlooking the Potomac River.  The gardens were laid out magnificently.  It testified to the wealth and accomplishments of a remarkable man who lived an amazing life.

Yet George Washington wasn’t born into wealth.  His father died when he was young leaving the family destitute.  As a boy he worked as a surveyor in the wilderness of Virginia.  When he was old enough, he enlisted in the British army and fought in the French and Indian War.  Yet he always loved the family home at Mt. Vernon.  At the time there was only a small house on the grounds and mostly wilderness surrounding it.  But he would go there often for respite. Read More→

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