It’s finals week — Joyce’s Career Tip of the Week

It’s finals week! Stay focused. The semester is almost over.

I’m sharing some thoughts from successful people to keep you motivated:

“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”
— Albert Einstein

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work learning from failure.”
— General Colin Powell

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.”
— Nelson Mandela

“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”
— Vidal Sassoon

“Accept the challenges so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.”
— George Smith Patton Jr.

“The best competition I have is against myself to become better.”
— Coach John Wooden

“What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”
— Unknown

“Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private dream which, if fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation.”
— John F. Kennedy

“Never give in. Never. Never. Never.”
— Winston Churchill


Joyce Donahue is a career counselor in the Fulton Schools Career Center.  She is a nationally certified career counselor and holds “Master Career Counselor” membership status in the National Career Development Association.