By Jonathan Carl
“It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get back up.”
“It’s not how you start a race; it’s how you finish.”
“It’s not whether you win or lose; it’s how you play the game.”
Most of us have heard variants of these expressions and quotes from leaders, coaches, athletes, actors and parents. These quotes have a common thread, conviction, which is a firmly held belief that propels one forward.