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One of the primary attributes to being secure and successful in this world is patience. Patience to stay the course and trust the process when things aren’t going well, but also patience to avoid distractions and temptations along the way. People who frequently succumb to instant gratification are rarely successful. This was even shown to be true of young children during a famous study back in 1972. Find out what happened when psychologists gave kids a marshmallow and told them not to eat it and how the outcome of their decision helped predict their outcomes for success decades later. I love telling the story and you'll hear it on today's podcast.