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I am what I do, not just what I say I am.

Which way now? (Credit: Krivec Ales)

If the proverb is to be believed, the clothes make the man, and many believe that if they dress for success they’ll get it. Looking the part and carrying the label are often believed to be all it takes. Conversely we’re warned against judging a book by its cover, both literally and metaphorically. Often though we judge based on what something looks like rather than what it is or what it actually does.

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Toby Hazlewood

Toby Hazlewood

A writer, dad and husband sharing his thoughts, wins and losses to help and inspire others. https://tobyhazlewood.substack.com/

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