Hockey sticks clatter on the asphalt as a dozen schoolchildren converge on a tall man who deftly pulls the ‘puck’ – a yellow and orange ball – away from defenders with a skill developed from 18 years in the National Hockey League. The man, former National Hockey League center Murray Craven, passes the puck to a teammate, and the crowd moves abruptly as a single mass toward its new target.
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More than not, dogged determination pays off in the end — either for you or the next generation. Whether it’s fighting for your company, your family, your health or beliefs, just keeping at it seems to win the day, week, month, year or even the decade.