4 Motivational Quotes That Stagnated My Personal Growth

I once had a coach tell me that excuses were tools used by the incompetent to build bridges of nothingness to nowhere. This was after I’d told him why I couldn’t accomplish a drill. It got to me. Cut pretty deep. But you know what? It motivated me to get better. It taught me a great lesson: to wish I was better, not that things were easier. It motivated me to stop finding excuses for things. I found ways to focus on the things in which I could control and to accept the things I could not. That was a powerful quote from an influential leader — and I’m thankful…


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Cory Sparrow

Cory is an accomplished business leader in the technology and marketing space. He’s enjoyed many years as a sales professional, and now coaches others.