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Success

Alger, Horatio
(1834–1899) writer of boys’ stories where young men are instantly rewarded for honesty, perseverance, etc. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 19]
Browndock, Miss
“made her fortune in no time at all.” [Br. Lit.: Nicholas Nickleby]
McVey, Hugh
from poor white to leading manufacturer. [Am. Lit.: Poor White, Magill I, 762–764]
O Pioneers!
realistic success story of those who fathered nation. [Am. Lit.: 0 Pioneers!, Magill I, 663–665]
Porter, Sir Joseph
became First Lord of the Admiralty by sticking to desk jobs and never going to sea. [Br. Opera: Gilbert and Sullivan H.M.S. Pinafore]
Ragged Dick
hero of Alger’s rags-to-riches epic. [Am. Lit.: Van Doren, 807]
white cloud
indicates high achievement. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 350]
wolf
symbol of success on coats of arms. [Heraldry: Halberts, 16]
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8220;We are so pleased with the results of this year's Shop for Success event and thank everyone who came out to shop.
Success requires hardwork, persistence and resilience.
A majority of respondents define success in Iraq as a stabilization of the country including a stable Iraqi government, Iraqis running their own country, making Iraq secure, peaceful coexistence between the warring factions, and a democratic government in Iraq.
In all three reviews, certain cognitive/learning, social, and self-management skills were considered essential for academic and social success.
Because if Wooden has taught us anything, it's that success isn't about winning or being the best athlete.
The process is designed to quickly eliminate ideas that don't have a high likelihood of market success, that don't fit with the strategic mission of your health care organization, or that involve too high a level of market, technical, intellectual property or implementation risk for the proposed return on investment.
Each one describes, in detail, their road to success and tactics and strategies they sometimes learned the hard way.
With so many preventive measures being taken to ensure success, why then do software-intensive programs continue to produce sub-optimal solutions?
For example, if employee compensation plans are designed to allow those who add value to the company to share in the value added, it stands to reason they will be more inclined to become involved in the success of the company.
Yet, Nather (2003) did find that in the California community colleges, the average success rate for DE classes is 54% where the average success rates for F2F classes is 64%.
2004), and 1-10 ng/L can reduce the fertilization success or viability of embryos from exposed adults (Hill and Janz 2003; Lange et al.
It is at this moment, before your memory of the success fades, that you have a chance to increase the proportion of successes to failures.