Small Business Diva

December 31, 2007

Don’t let temporary setbacks defeat you

Filed under: Bits & Pieces,Words of Wisdom & Inspiration — smallbusinessdiva @ 5:32 pm
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“One of the secrets of success is to refuse to let temporary setbacks defeat us,” Mary Kay (1915-2001) Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics.

Imagine where we’d be if everyone gave up when faced with a setback? The only way to succeed is to keep trying 🙂

Here’s to your business success…



  1. I believe, that it took about 1200 tries to invent the electric lightbulb.

    Imagine if you’d given up on the 1199th try…….

    Comment by Kiera — January 16, 2008 @ 11:00 am | Reply

  2. Absolutely. And what if you gave up on the 1199th try and someone else came along and succeeded the next month, using your attempts to guide them!

    Comment by smallbusinessdiva — January 16, 2008 @ 2:54 pm | Reply

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