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Failure is a good intention wrapped in bad decisions

The Road To Hell Is Paved With Good Intentions
(Photo credit: Nomadic Lass)
While the road to hell is paved with good intentions, failures have only one or a few good intentions at it's juicy center. It all probably started with a good intention and goal.  The first step was a great idea.  Along the way,  decisions had to be made. But the focus was too much on reaching that goal.  So much so that the intention is soon forgotten and all that matters is reaching that goal, at all costs. The intention is forgotten and the effort loses it's anchor.
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