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Success Stories

These success stories are about real people and real employers. We invite you to read about their lives and how they moved forward, in spite of every day challenges.

 
 
 
Kenneth Curtis
 

Nick Williams How a student without career direction found his passion. 

 

 

Which is your favorite success quote and why?

 
You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take."
Wayne Gretsky
 
“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. So keep looking until you find it. Don’t settle.”
Steve Jobs
 
In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is....
Yogi Berra
 
Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all. Sam Ewing
 
I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
Michael Jordan

Action is the foundational key to all success.
Pablo Picasso

In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.
Bill Cosby

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success. 
Dale Carnegie

Failure is success if we learn from it.
Malcolm Forbes
 
Send your favorite quote and why you like it to dlawrence@bcsillinois.org.