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"Few things require more effort of us than the taxing work of thinking and concentration. In an age of instant gratification, it is hard, really hard, to commit to the oftentimes slow and arduous work of learning something new. It takes time and persistence to acquire new skills, knowledge and competence. Thinking is hard work. If it were not so, every ditch digger would possess a Ph.D. The point I am making is that there is something truly uplifting in pursuing a certificate or associate degree at CCD that you know but may not stop to savor. The end of an academic year is a fine time to pause, take a deep breath, and congratulate yourselves on your incredible grit and tenacity."
~ CCD Everette Freeman in his article, "Producing Leaders the Old Fashion Way: Grit and Tenacity. Read the full article here.
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