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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

You may encounter situations where you need to compromise, but never compromise your standards. ~ Carol Roth

Inspired Quote of the Day

You may encounter situations where you need to compromise, but never compromise your standards. ~ Carol Roth


Today's Brilliance

Carol Roth

Carol Roth

Carol is an investment banker, business strategist, author and dealmaker who helps companies grow and make more money.

If today were my last day on Earth and I could share 500 words of brilliance with the world, here are the important things I'd want to pass along to others...

The most important thing to me is to always have pride in yourself and be authentic, whatever that means to you personally. If everything else in the world were to go away- the money, the titles, the material possessions- make sure that you can stand behind your name and your decisions. Your name and the way you act are your legacy. If you do something, do it 100% if you say something, stand behind what you say. Be willing to tell someone the truth that they may not want to hear (if asked and it comes from good intentions). You may piss off some people along the way and that is good- everyone with a strong point of view does!

I also think it is incredibly important to be driven to fulfill your needs and goals based on your own circumstances and opportunities. Just because you can do something, doesn't mean that you should and that the rewards will justify the risks for you. You will be happiest if you live your life based on your own wants, needs and opportunities, not someo....

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