Let me share with you the quote that is part of my daily reading routine. It’s inspired from Theodore Roosevelt’s “daring greatly”. It is so powerfull that it takes by breath each time I read it. This quote provides me a sense of support both in my phone-call-based business and in my efforts raising my kids.
— It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, who strives to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly. So that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat —