successI have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed. Booker T. Washington Previous Post Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure. Next Post Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success. The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom. Success can make you go one of two ways. It can make you a prima donna – or it can smooth the edges, take away the insecurities, let the nice things come out. We can come to look upon the deaths of our enemies with as much regret as we feel for those of our friends, namely, when we miss their existence as witnesses to our success. Success in life comes not from holding a good hand, but in playing a poor hand well. Success comes when people act together failure tends to happen alone. No foreign policy – no matter how ingenious – has any chance of success if it is born in the minds of a few and carried in the hearts of none. I’d rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate. I have no problem with the people who work hard to get success. But I think people are very jealous about success. I work very hard and they don’t appreciate that. The secret to success is good leadership, and good leadership is all about making the lives of your team members or workers better.