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Be Willing to Get Down and Dirty

“He who finds diamond must grapple in the mud

and mire because diamond are not found as polished stones.

They are made.”

Henry B. Wilson, 1812- 1775, Vice President of the United States


As I see it . . . . . . .


Be willing to get down and dirty


Success is not served to us on a silver platter. If you want success bad enough you have to be willing to get down and dirty and work hard to achieve it.


Success is found in the willingness. When you have the willingness to work hard and you combine your hard work with working smart the combination opens doors to greater opportunities.


When you have written goals and you have the willingness and persistence to stay on purpose and not to become distracted. By remaining focused goals you are moving closer to achieving those goals


If you get knocked down by adversity and you have the willingness to get up, try and again success becomes within your reach.


Have the willingness to say yes to success and a big no to failure.


Willingness is an attitude of yes I can and in yes I will; with that attitude everything becomes within your reach.


Be willing to get down and dirty and work hard to succeed and have the willingness to keep going.  


©2012 Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant, Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author



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Tim Lorenz
TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team - Mission Viejo, CA
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Isn't that the truth.  That is why one has to keep his head straight.

Apr 10, 2012 02:23 PM #1
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Lou, yes, we need to get down and dirty to enjoy the hard, work smart and see the results.

Apr 10, 2012 02:59 PM #2
Janet Jones
Just Your Style Interiors, LLC - Kihei, HI
Home Staging, Interior Redesign Kihei, Maui, Hawaii

Hi Lou--yes, that which is worth having requires hard work and getting one's hands dirty.  Great quote. 

Apr 10, 2012 06:02 PM #3
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker

Lou, the only place success is found before work is in the dictionary! Enjoy your day!

Apr 10, 2012 08:58 PM #4
Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
Your Mortgage Consultant for Life

Great quote, one I have used many times. I would always hear my dad speak it, it continues to have special meaning.

Thank you for sharing the quote with all of us.

Apr 10, 2012 09:34 PM #5
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