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Old 10-07-2021, 03:11 PM   #827
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"Just show up."

This was a statement made to me by a local politician when I asked him how he achieved his measure of success. I've never forgotten this piece of advice.
I was told "you'll never play the game if you don't suit up and show up." It's amazing how many things a person can help with, work out, or end up in charge of simply by attending meetings and saying "yes" when the call for help comes.
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I was told "you'll never play the game if you don't suit up and show up." It's amazing how many things a person can help with, work out, or end up in charge of simply by attending meetings and saying "yes" when the call for help comes.

I tell people about my job, "They didn't ask if I knew what I was doing, they just asked if I were willing to do it. I messed up and said 'yes'!
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I think I burned too brightly in the 70s and am paying for it today. LOL..

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