Tip of the Week

November 25, 2019

Success is Only the Tip of the Iceberg

Icebergs have two parts: the part that is visible above the water which is often majestic and grand, and the part that is hidden from view under the water. With its two parts, icebergs are an excellent metaphor for success. Everyone can see success and accomplishments (the part of the iceberg above the water line). What people don’t see is all of the time, hard work, commitment and perseverance it took to achieve that success. It’s important to remind students that success doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Success is only the tip of the iceberg.


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