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Things to Think About - If you can't fly, you run; if you can't run, ...

Things to Think About

By Pepper de Callier

"If you can't fly, you run; if you can't run, you walk; and if you can't walk, you crawl. But no matter what, you keep moving forward." Martin Luther King

In my more than 50 years of collecting quotes, I can’t begin to count the ones that deal with the concept of not giving up when times get tough, as they invariably do in life.  This one, however, coming from a man who knew struggle first-hand, resonates so strongly with me for it’s inspirational, progressive imagery and message—no matter what, no matter what setback you encounter, find a way to keep moving forward and, when you do, you reverse the imagery: you crawl till you can walk, then walk till you can run, and then soon you’ll be flying again.  Keep your head down and focus on the process, not the outcome.  The process will lead you to the outcome.

Till next time…

About the Author: Pepper de Callier is one of the most respected senior executive coaches and authorities on leadership in Europe. Learn more about him at 

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