I'm sure we've all heard it, but I'll say it for full effect. The saying is: "It's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the fight in the dog". In other words, when you're examining someone for a particular activity you can't always rely on the tangibles, like physical appearances/abilities, or history, or even what you think they're motivation is. Nearly every sport has their example of an athlete who shouldn't be good, is, and it's because by measuring the tangibles they don't 'fit' into what would make a great player, however, you can't measure passion and heart and determination. That's what the quote is all about.
I feel like I'm starting to see in that in models now. Maybe it's because I'm finally getting past all the "popular" ones and beginning to see them as a group. Like I'm not getting the obvious ones that are thrust in my direction, but instead I'm looking for the diamonds in the rough. Of course that same 'they don't have the tangibles' is true for everything, includi