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Blind Ambition: How to Envision Your Limitless Potential and Achieve the Success You Want by Patricia Walsh

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CHAPTER 6

DON’T STOP UNTIL YOU CROSS THE FINISH LINE

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HOLD YOURSELF RESPONSIBLE FOR A HIGHER STANDARD THAN ANYBODY ELSE EXPECTS OF YOU.

—Henry Ward

We are all accountable for our own ability to achieve our highest potential. So often we are faced with choices that can help us move either toward or farther away from the goal. The task at hand is to stay focused on the end goal and lock onto it until follow-through is complete. To follow through requires focused effort and commitment, but above all it requires a willingness to be honest with yourself.

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