And now, some quotes on success.  It’s a cold day – and been another long one. Working hard isn’t easy, and on this late Monday evening wanted to share some thoughts on success:

·         “Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.” Vince Lombardi

·         “Never letting the competition define you. Instead, you have to define yourself based on a point of view you care deeply about.” Tom Chappel

·         “Take chances, take risk and do the right thing – and your odds of winning will go way up.” Self-made billionaire Henry Swieca

·         “Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.” Zig Ziglar

·         “History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.” Bertie C. Forbes

·         “The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” Thomas Paine

·         “Fear is a habit; so is self-pity, defeat, anxiety, despair, hopelessness and resignation. You can eliminate all of these negative habits with two simple resolves: I can! and I will!” Unknown

·         “If winning isn’t important, why do we spend all that money on scoreboards?” Chuck Coonradt (Something I asked my mother at the age of 6)

·         “I believe there’s an inner power that makes winners or losers. And the winners are the ones who really listen to the truth of their hearts.” Sylvester Stallone

·         “Ever notice that people never say ‘It’s only a game’ when they’re winning?” Ivern Ball

·         “We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat.” Queen Victoria

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·         “Winners have to absorb losses.” ICE-T

·         “Winners work harder, push harder and keep going when the other guy quits.” Team Vemma

·         “I am not one of those who think that coming in second or third is winning.” Robert Kennedy

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Ronn Torossian is the founder and CEO of 5W Public Relations, one of the largest independently-owned PR firms in the United States. With over 20 years of experience crafting and executing powerful narratives, Torossian is one of America's most prolific and well-respected Public Relations professionals. Since founding 5WPR in 2003, he has led the company's growth, overseeing more than 175 professionals in the company's headquarters in midtown Manhattan. With clients spanning corporate, technology, consumer and crisis, in addition to digital marketing and public affairs capabilities, 5WPR is regularly recognized as an industry leader and has been named "PR Agency of the Year" by the American Business Awards on multiple occasions. Throughout his career, Torossian has worked with some of the world's most visible companies, brands and organizations. His strategic, resourceful approach has been recognized with numerous awards including being named the Stevie American Business Awards 2020 Entrepreneur of the Year, the American Business Awards PR Executive of the Year, twice over, an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year semi-finalist, Metropolitan Magazine's Most Influential New Yorker, and a 2020 Top Crisis Communications Professional by Business Insider. Torossian is known as one of the country's foremost experts on crisis communications, and is called on to counsel blue chip companies, top business executives and entrepreneurs both in the United States and worldwide. Torossian has lectured on crisis PR at Harvard Business School, appears regularly on CNN & CNBC, was named to PR Week's "40 under Forty" list, is a contributing columnist for Forbes and the New York Observer, and his book, "For Immediate Release: Shape Minds, Build Brands, and Deliver Results With Game-Changing Public Relations" is an industry best-seller. A NYC native, Torossian lives in Manhattan with his children. He is a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO), and active in numerous charities.