“A strong person looks a challenge dead in the eye and gives it a wink.”
-Adapted from Gina Carey, musical artist
If you are a fan of old John Wayne movies, you may have seen the 1969 film, True Grit. The word “grit” is used a good deal these days, to point out the value and need for greater courage, bravery, determination, and personal fortitude in a world many believe is getting soft.
Far too many people want to take an elevator to the top rather than climbing the stairs to reach their most cherished and valued goals.
Where is it appropriate—or better yet, necessary—to demonstrate your personal strength and grit, by winking at the challenges you face?