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Quote of the Week: Wooden on Achievement

October 1, 2011

Quote of the Week

Don't mistake busyness for accomplishment

Never mistake activity for achievement. ~ John Wooden 

4 Comments on “Quote of the Week: Wooden on Achievement”

  1. Arsenius the Hermit Says:

    I have that problem sometimes. The old “When in Danger, when in doubt, run in circles, scream and shout” thing. Then I just have to sit down, catch my breath, and think about what I’m doing.

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    • Joe Says:

      I think this is a natural part of the fight or flight response. Our adrenaline kicks in and we feel the need to do something. Best option tho, as you pointed out, is to calm down and think through your options. Unless of course you really do need to fight or flee immediately.

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