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Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.

What appears as exceptional intellectual or creative capacity is actually the ability to continually exert great effort and attention to detail. Maybe these designers are born with some innate brilliance, but their designs are the result of a laser focus on getting all the details right. Ultimately, genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.

Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.

Prov. Genius is the quality of being exceedingly careful about everything you do. If genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains, Marilyn certainly has it. She never overlooks a single detail that needs attention.
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We also expect new generators' margins on the electricity market to drop by onethird (by a quarter in Siberia) by 2015 from 2009 levels as we anticipate a vast amount of newly built fuel-efficient capacity to come on line in the next several years.
Some research studies have presented strong evidence that a high quantity of unused capacity exists within companies (Brausch and Taylor, 1997), (Cokins, 1996).
transborder revenues were up 14%, driven by 20% more capacity and a unit revenue decline of 5%, mostly related to yield.
Injection capacity: 2.3 to 6.1 oz, rates to 12.3 cu in./sec
The machine's production capacity is 150,000 metric tons/yr of coated fine paper;
As a result, storage provisioning, capacity balancing and decommissioning can be done online, during regular business hours.
From the spring of 2004 on, the world has confronted a genuine constraint, one not related to crude oil but to refining capacity. In the United States, natural gas supplies have been squeezed as well.
- Indonesia: a third plant with annual capacity of 1 million units will begin operation this month.
Reluctant leaders are sensitive to the opinions of their peers and positive feedback from them prompts an increase in their leadership capacity.
* instead of adding capacity, casting firms have responded by increasing prices substantially over the last several months, thus effectively wiping out many of the so-called gains made by OEM "procurement" teams;
Santella and colleagues at Columbia University in New York recently tested this hypothesis by analyzing DNA repair capacity in pairs of sisters, one of whom had breast cancer and one of whom did not.
"For North America and Middle East, the low-cost abundant supply of natural gas is the primary reason for the rush in polyethylene capacity additions.
The report also states that the three highest planned and announced global polyethylene capacity addition plants in the outlook period are 'Bharat Petroleum Corporation Rasayani Polyethylene Plant' in India, 'Far East Petrochemical Company Nakhodka Polyethylene Plant' in Russia, and 'HPCL Rajasthan Refinery Pachpadra Polyethylene Plant (Swing)' in India with capacities of 1.50 mtpa, 0.88 mtpa and 0.83 mtpa, respectively.
While orders for Reicofil 5 and other modern technology may appear paltry thus far, one should consider that the technology is new, costly and introduced near the end of a period in which a record amount of new capacity was installed.
According to the recent Hydropower Status Report, East Asia and the Pacific has the highest annual increase in hydropower capacity with China contributing the largest share of installed capacity.
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