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Dealing with haters – Tim Ferris

A couple of months ago I read this article to which I keep coming back because the topic: “Haters” is very relevant.  I have no idea why the font is coming all in upper case so forgive my web ignorance.  Here is the source ARTICLE where over 4500 people “liked it”.

1. It doesn’t matter how many people don’t get it. What matters is how many people do.

“It’s critical in social media, as in life, to have a clear objective and not to lose sight of that,” Ferriss says. He argues that if your objective is to do the greatest good for the greatest number of people or to change the world in some small way (be it through a product or service), you only need to pick your first 1,000 fans — and carefully.
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When you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself

This idea is not mine, I read one of the paragraphs in another blog.

Thing is I was so inspired that I googled it, and it turns out that this is a speech that Obama gave to a graduating class a year before he entered the presidential race.

I am speechless.

The true test of the American ideal is whether we’re able to recognize our failings and then rise together to meet the challenges of our time. Whether we allow ourselves to be shaped by events and history, or whether we act to shape them. Whether chance of birth or circumstance decides life’s big winners and losers, or whether we build a community where, at the very least, everyone has a chance to work hard, get ahead, and reach their dreams.Read the rest

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