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Too Late

Everyone has heard of Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone.

But have you heard of Elisha Gray? He also invented the telephone. The problem is, he arrived at the U.S. Patent Office on February 14, 1876, just a few hours after Bell had filed his patent! If not for those few hours, Elisha Gray might have become a household name.

Just a little time can make a difference. Are you in danger of wasting any opportunities through procrastination?

Reference: The World Book Encyclopedia, 2003, "Elisha Gray," p. 334

Procrastination on the Rise

According to a study by industrial psychologist Piers Steel of the University of Calgary, chronic procrastination is on the rise. Steel found that whereas only 5 percent of Americans identified themselves as chronic ... [Read More]

Reference: Seth Borenstein, Associated Press, "We’ll tackle this issue — a little later," The Arizona Republic (1-12-07)