This little quiz may change your answer.
The following quiz appeared on the web a few years ago and has now been all over the world. See how you do:
• Name the five wealthiest people in the world.
• Name the last five Heisman Trophy winners.
• Name the last five winners of the Miss America contest.
• Name 10 people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer Prize.
• Name the last six Academy Award winners for best actor or actress.
• Name the last decade’s worth of World Series winners.
Here’s the point: These are not second-rate achievers — they are among the very best in their fields. But virtually none of us remembers the headliners of yesterday. The applause dies. The awards tarnish. Achievements are soon lost in the haze of yesterdays. Accolades and certificates are buried with their owners. Continue reading