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Dolly Parton talks about overcoming adversity

Dolly Parton has a firm policy and not going back and reliving any mistakes or bad decisions she may have made. With a deep faith in God and an attitude of always looking toward a bright horizon, Parton has proven herself to be a great singer, actress, writer and businesswoman.

Country singer, Dolly Parton performs live for fans on February 27, 2014 in Perth, Australia.
Country singer, Dolly Parton performs live for fans on February 27, 2014 in Perth, Australia.Photo by Will Russell/Getty Images
Dolly Parton speaks to the media during a press conference at Rod Laver Arena on February 11, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.
Dolly Parton speaks to the media during a press conference at Rod Laver Arena on February 11, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images

However she does offer a great suggestion to helping anybody become more self-aware in overcoming life’s adversity.

“If you want to see the rainbow you need to put up with the rain,” Parton advises.

No matter how cohesive a workplace culture can be adversity is certain to visit from time to time. The entire team may focus on the rain but it just one person can remind team members of the vision of that rainbow the team will develop a new hope of success.

This is another installment of a series of motivational quotes providing information about the persons being quoted and the application to our daily life. It is based on material prepared by getmaximpact.com of Rochester Hills, Mich., and is intended as a tool for building the success of today’s business professionals.

©2014 Max Impact, used with permission.

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