⫹⫺ Olympians and the Path to Greatness
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Hello my friends,
The Tokyo Olympics are finally underway.
As someone who enjoys watching elite athletes at the top of their game it is rather disappointing to see empty stadiums; especially since the Euro welcomed capacity crowds.
Put aside the controversy and there are few events on the calendar more inspirational than an Olympic Games. It provides an opportunity for us to witness the pinnacle of the human condition, in events we don’t regularly get the chance to see.
When you observe true greatness, whether athletic, creative or in leadership it often appears to be effortless. David Rudisha winning Olympic Gold in London and setting a World Record in the process comes to mind.
The “Greatness Formula”, if there is one, would be a combination of the following three elements:
Unfortunately, you don’t have control over your natural ability.
Good news then, that the difference makers are your commitment to honing your skills and the effort spent doing so.
The early mornings and late nights, the monotony of practice, and personal sacrifice are unavoidable if you strive to be truly great.
A process that often goes unseen.
Be inspired by the end result but don’t try to emulate someone else’s best performance. Copy the discipline, focus, concentration and grit however, and you’ll soon be on the path towards greatness.
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