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The Other Kind of Smart by Harvey DEUTSCHENDORF

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CHAPTER 8

Self-Actualization

“You always pass failure on the road to success.”

—MICKEY ROONEY, EMMY AWARD–WINNING AMERICAN FILM ACTOR AND ENTERTAINER

“There is only one success—to be able to spend your life in your own way.”

—CHRISTOPHER MORLEY, AMERICAN JOURNALIST, ESSAYIST, NOVELIST, AND POET

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Self-actualization refers to what we have achieved in life compared with what we really want to accomplish. This is difficult to assess honestly and accurately. It requires us to be in tune with our true feelings and desires. Many people have long given in to other people's definitions of success, so that their own wishes have become buried in their subconscious. ...

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