Welcome to The Blogging A-Z Challenge April 2012! Some of the most popular posts here at The Shellshank Redemption are the Motivational Mondays. So, after consulting the tortoises, we decided to make April our Motivational Month! Please join us for this (almost!) daily dose of alphabetical inspiration. We hope you enjoy it!
* NEVER CONFUSE A SINGLE DEFEAT WITH A FINAL DEFEAT. (F. Scott Fitzgerald) *
A negative review. A critique covered in red marks. A rejection. A project that doesn’t work the first time around…or even the second. People who don’t think we can do it…and tell us so. Not getting the promotion or the award.
The only way to not be defeated is to not even try something, anything. I don’t know about you, but I’d rather suffer some of those single defeats and then get my butt back up and in the ring. It’s only final if we let it be final. Get knocked down but get back up. Again. And again…and again…