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    Re: Does hard work always lead to a higher income

    Anytime this guy's beliefs are put into practice it certainly doesn't....

    "You're the only person that decides how far you'll go and what you're capable of." - Ben Saunders (Explorer and Endurance Athlete)

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    Re: Does hard work always lead to a higher income

    Quote Originally Posted by NoJingoLingo View Post
    Yes, business likes to treat people like objects to be bought and sold for the lowest bid.
    Pro sport owners treat their players like objects too, high paid objects... Some over $20 million and bonuses a year.

    ricksfolly

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    Re: Does hard work always lead to a higher income

    Quote Originally Posted by Goshin View Post
    You appear to be misunderstanding my point, or else misconstruing it.

    I acknowlege that what you call "luck" and I call "factors beyond your immediate control" plays a role.

    I am pointing out that what you DO with the cards you're dealt has at least as much to do with how far you go, and that part of it IS up to you.
    OK, then I also disagree with your split. I believe luck has more to do with success than hard work.

    "I'd rather have luck than skill anyday" - Gen Chuck Yeager

    I concur!

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    Re: Does hard work always lead to a higher income

    Quote Originally Posted by ricksfolly View Post
    Pro sport owners treat their players like objects too, high paid objects... Some over $20 million and bonuses a year.

    ricksfolly
    I wonder how those guys accomplished such a feat... Ya think collective bargaining had anything to do with it?

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    Re: Does hard work always lead to a higher income

    Quote Originally Posted by NoJingoLingo View Post
    OK, then I also disagree with your split. I believe luck has more to do with success than hard work.

    "I'd rather have luck than skill anyday" - Gen Chuck Yeager

    I concur!
    Actually, you need both luck and skill and the passion to do anything worth while. You also have to be out there exposed to opportunities.

    Success is more than just building a better mouse trap. You have to find an investor, package it, market it, and sell it. Been there, did that, and I still wasn't successful.

    ricksfolly

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    Re: Does hard work always lead to a higher income

    Quote Originally Posted by ricksfolly View Post
    Actually, you need both luck and skill and the passion to do anything worth while. You also have to be out there exposed to opportunities.

    Success is more than just building a better mouse trap. You have to find an investor, package it, market it, and sell it. Been there, did that, and I still wasn't successful.

    ricksfolly
    Sounds pretty unlucky.

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    Re: Does hard work always lead to a higher income

    Success is more than just building a better mouse trap. You have to find an investor, package it, market it, and sell it. Been there, did that, and I still wasn't successful.

    ricksfolly

    Sounds pretty unlucky. >>

    Yeah, sure, but I at least tried...

    ricksfolly

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    Re: Does hard work always lead to a higher income

    It would be a terrible world if those who worked hardest where the most successful.
    The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking.

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    Re: Does hard work always lead to a higher income

    Quote Originally Posted by SouthernDemocrat View Post
    Anytime this guy's beliefs are put into practice it certainly doesn't....

    Jefferson Davis?

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    Re: Does hard work always lead to a higher income

    Quote Originally Posted by Kali View Post
    What is so messed up? The hardest jobs seem to pay the less
    Engineering, medicine, law, etc. are far harder than any job which pays crap.

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