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Monday, June 1, 2009

Take The Following Quiz

Take The Following Quiz

Take the following quiz.


You don't need a pen, pencil or paper.



1. Name the five wealthiest people in the world.


2. Name the last five Heisman trophy winners.


3. Name the last five winners of the Miss America contest.


4. Name ten people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer prize.


5. Name the last half dozen Academy Award winners for Best


  Actor and Actress.


6. Name the last decade's worth of World Series Winners.



How did you do?




THE LESSON



NONE of us remember the headliners of yesterday.



There are no second-rate achievers on the above quiz.


They are the best in their fields.



But the applause dies.


Awards tarnish.


Achievements are forgotten.


Accolades and certificates are buried with their owners.



Now here's another quiz.



See how you do on this one:



1.  List a few teachers who aided your journey through school.


2.  Name three friends who have helped you through a difficult


   time.


3.  Name five people who have taught you something worthwhile.


4.  Think of a few people who have made you feel appreciated


   and special.


5.  Think of five people you enjoy spending time with.


6.  Name half a dozen heroes whose stories have inspired you.



Wasn't that a lot easier?



The lesson?



The people who make a difference in your life aren't the ones


with the most credentials, the most money, or the most awards.



They're the ones who care enough to spend personal time and


effort for you.



Take a minute to send this to a friend,



Or do you have to go accept an award?




















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