by Sunil Bali, 15-07-12

I’m more of a brown sauce man, but one of my friends loves his tomato ketchup.

Despite repeatedly hitting the bottom of the bottle, he couldn’t get any ketchup onto the full English breakfast that lay before him.

More vigorous shaking and banging the bottle on the table…..still no ketchup.

Finally he gave up and resigned himself to sausage, bacon and eggs with no ketchup: an act of sacrilege in his eyes.

"Let me have a go," I said. And with just one more shake, out flowed the ketchup.

In this age of instant gratification, success is far from instant.

We need to persist through the


As someone once said, "The road to failure is actually the path of least persistence."


Far too noisy, my dear Mozart. Too many notes – Emperor Ferdinand to Mozart

We don’t like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out – Decca Records to The Beatles

Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm – Winston Churchill

Life is hard by the yard, but it’s a cinch by the inch – Quincy Jones


Men, women, babies and chickens…..

To your success,