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Thursday, November 19, 2009

FAILURE CAN NEVER BE YOUR DESTINATION

What I believe separates good teams and individuals from great ones is the manner in which they handle adversity.

One of the greatest comments I ever head about adversity came from the current Duke University president, Richard Brodhead. He said to me, “You outlive your darkest day.” In other words, failure can never be your destination.

From “Beyond Basketball” by Mike Krzyzewski with
Jamie Spatola