True Grit

“Superman’s enormous popularity might be looked upon as signalling the beginning of the end for the Horatio Alger myth of the self-made man.” – Gerald Clarke Winston seemed to be struggling with his assignment. As I found out from my roommate later on, Professor Brewer gave him (and his course-mates) something to (think and) write…
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Slight Edge Site Changes

Hello, Slight Edge family! Since we launched this site in 2011, we’ve seen tremendous growth, and that’s all thanks to you. We’re proud that this is a site that you’ve made a priority and that you’ve let us be part of your journey of personal development.  Your posts, pictures, questions and blogs work to help…
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Who Moved My Cheese

I haven’t read Who Moved My Cheese by Dr Spencer Johnson for at least 15 years. it addresses dealing with change in a great and simple way. It is a quick read but great information you can apply to any situation. I came across this book while I was involved in organizational development for a…
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Lift yourself

Hey people! I’m excited to tell you about the app I’ve been using for the last 16 days. It’s Lift, an app helping to develop and track your habits. It’s amazingly good at it. It’s ideal for daily habits. Now change the name and: “it’s ideal for Slight Edge disciplines”. The application is free for…
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Do you need perseverance?

Aristotle, Zig Ziglar, Confucius, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Winston Churchill, Napoleon Hill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Thomas Edison, Anthony Robbins, Albert Einstein, John D. Rockefeller, Ovid, Douglas MacArthur, Dale Carnegie, Jim Rohn, the Bible and the Koran both, among many, many others – all agree that perseverance is at least 80% of the success. Some even…
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The worst curse

At one time Jim Rohn was a loser. His life was a financial disaster. According to his words he had pennies in the pocket, no money in the bank and debts which he couldn’t pay off. He had been working hard for six years only to find himself in a miserable situation. And it was…
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It’s OK to be a loser

I would even say it’s great to be a loser. It’s a perfect starting situation. It’s your chance. It’s not an overstatement, not at all. Just look at all the advantages: 1. It’s so easy to realize your situation. Are you morbid obese? You just look in the mirror and see it. Are you broke?…
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Being Successful In Life Is……

Being successful in life is good for you to work towards. You are responsible for your thoughts and actions. Stop procrastinating: you’ve got to be more proactive and make progress by developing a strategic plan and work towards your success. Work on eliminating the belief that you can’t succeed. You can take additional workshops, training,…
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