How Hard Can You Get Hit and Get Back Up!

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Real Estate Agent with ZipRealty

The sixth installment of the Rocky franchise starring Sylvester Stallone hit theaters in 2006 entitled simply "Rocky Balboa." Many thought that a movie about a now sexagenarian Balboa (Stallone) who gets a shot to fight again against the current heavyweight champion to be far-fetched at best. The movie surprised most naysayers upon its release providing movie goers with an uplifting message about life, struggles and love.

In the scene below, Rocky's son confronts him about excepting an exhibition match against outspoken champ Mason "The Line" Dixon (Antonio Tarver).  His son asks his father to get out of the limelight and allow him to shine for once. Rocky gives one of the best speeches in movie history.

The Theme: "It's not about how hard you can hit! It's about how hard you can get hit and get back up!"  Enjoy


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Ray Garrett

Independent Real Estate Recruiting, Training, and Marketing Consultant
ZipRealty
cell:  804.615.4378
www.ZipRealtyCareers.com

Licensed in Virginia

Member: National Association of Realtors, Virginia association of Realtors, Richmond Association of Realtors.

 

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Edward & Celia Maddox
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That is right on.  We all will get our licks sometime, and depends if we get back up.

Nov 29, 2012 11:34 PM #1
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Ramiro Rayos
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services/Prudential California Realty - Downey, CA

Very True, Ray. When I started In Real Estate in 06', I was eager to get going, then the market took a nose dive and everything I was learning made no sense, I stuck with it, years later, now in the end of 2011 (like if it was just 5 months difference) I'm still here, though this crossroad is way different, hardly no homes for sales, It's like I didn't see it hit me again, Thanks for the motivation.

Nov 30, 2012 04:09 AM #2
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Laura Cerrano
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I re-blogged this same speech about a month ago :)

 

Love and light,

Laura

Nov 30, 2012 11:16 AM #3
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Neil Pluister
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Ray, I totally agree! In our business you have to have a strong chin! It is also amazing how when you do pick yourself up after a big hit that one becomes better, stronger and wiser!

 

Neil

Dec 08, 2012 09:01 PM #4
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