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And “the ubiquitous WD-40 lubricant got its name because the first 39 experiments failed. WD-40 literally stands for ‘Water Displacement — 40th Attempt,'” reports Fast Company’s Josh Linkner, who says that:
“When looking at the most successful people and organisations, we often imagine geniuses with a smooth journey straight to the promised land. But when you really examine nearly every success story, they are filled with crushing defeats, near-death experiences, and countless setbacks.”
This is something we know, but somehow every day we’ll come up with excuses for why we can’t just keep working on a task to get it right.
Mark Cuban put it best when he said there’s only one thing you can control in your life — your own effort.
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