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“If you are going through hell, keep going.”

December 30, 2010

Winston Churchill

The title of this post is a quote attributed to Winston Churchill.  While he may not have had to deal with running a design or construction firm during an economic shake-up, he did know a thing or two about surviving.  This is one of the men, after all, who had to deal with Nazis.

As the clock ticks down on 2010, and 2011 prepares to make her grand entrance, take Sir Winston’s advice and plan your attack as you keep moving through the sluggish economy.  Spend a few minutes planning and strategizing for your architecture, engineering, or contracting business.  Times are lean and work is slow.  Use this time to your advantage.  I have several marketing-related blogs on my Blogroll — check them out and read over their archives for ideas.  If you find other resources you think I should add, let me know.  In the meantime, I’ll leave you with a few more motivational quotes: 

Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.
Henry Ford
  
The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.
Theodore Roosevelt
  
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Thomas A. Edison
  
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Photo:  “Sir Winston Churchill, 1874-1965” by JanickG via Flickr/Creative Commons license.
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