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What Could Happen If You Worked As Hard As You Possibly Could?


Today’s re-blog is by a writer and, perhaps, for other writers; but, I feel Anyone can Interpret The Message and Reap The Rewards :-)

Also, be sure to check out the 40+ Comments below the post…

CATHERINE RYAN HOWARD

Fact: I’ve never worked as hard in my entire life as I did last year.

(Because I’m a student, I now think in academic years, so I mean the period between  September 2014 and the end of May.)

Here’s another fact you might not know, one you might be surprised to learn: I had never worked hard before that.

Never.

In the last few months I’ve given this revelation a soft launch, telling a few people who know me in real life that I never worked hard before this past (academic) year. They have reactions like scoffing, eye-rolling, etc. ‘Yeah, right,’ they say. ‘Don’t be ridiculous.’ I admitted to one person that I’m the laziest person I know and she said, ‘Lazy? Lazy? That’s not a word I’d associate with you at all.’

Well… Surprise!

I find it odd that people think prior to September 2014 I was…

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4 responses to “What Could Happen If You Worked As Hard As You Possibly Could?

  1. milliethom October 15, 2015 at 3:28 pm

    That post was certainly worth a re-blog. I appreciate the content and the’ food for thought’ it provides.

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    • Alexander M Zoltai October 15, 2015 at 3:30 pm

      Yes, Millie, a very “nourishing” re-blog :-)

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      • milliethom October 15, 2015 at 3:41 pm

        It was—and with a nice touch of humour.

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        • Alexander M Zoltai October 15, 2015 at 3:53 pm

          Yes :-)

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