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Wisdom from Tim Storm

Wisdom from Tim Storm

Don’t be afraid to try.

There are schools across the country teaching that “this” is the way business gets done and we read books and web blogs with all kinds of messages saying “this” is how business is done. You are going to find conflicting ideas, thoughts, and theories and hear what has worked for others, but you won’t know what is going to work for you until you try it.

If it were as easy as what the books say or what we are taught, then everybody would be doing the same thing and nobody would stand out. You really have to stand out and sometimes that means taking a chance on something, and accepting that you are going to fail. The people that I have seen who are successful are the ones that expect to fail. They know that they will get up after each failure and they will learn from it.

The only real failure is when you don’t learn from your mistakes, and you keep repeating them.

Pride leads to happiness.

There is a lot of work being done in the field of happiness (what makes us happy) and a lot of that is centered in the moment. I think there is a larger theme of happiness beyond any one moment of happiness that goes into something more life-long, something of significance….Continue reading at

Tim is the owner and founder of FatWallet.

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Thank you for sharing.

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Thanks for posting.

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2:42PM PST on Feb 2, 2012

Good article, thanks.

11:26PM PST on Jan 7, 2012

truth at it's best, thank you

4:58PM PST on Dec 7, 2011

Rings true.

10:25PM PST on Dec 5, 2011

Thank you.

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Thank you for the article.

1:03PM PST on Dec 5, 2011

Simple truth !

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