TIP OF THE DAY: Don't Wait For Someone To Give You Authority -- Seize It Yourself

Peter Ueberroth Olympics

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Today’s tip comes from Peter Ueberroth, former commissioner of Major League Baseball and the head of the US Olympic Committee from 2004 to 2008: 

Authority is 20 per cent given and 80 per cent taken.

Peter Ueberroth, Former Head of the US Olympic Committee

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