never comes easily. I have inherited five losing football teams
during my coaching career. If you asked me if these squads had
anything in common, I would say yes. They were all largely composed
of athletes who moaned about everything. You cannot turn around
teams like that unless you rehabilitate the malcontents or sweep
them from their rosters."
excel, our college players had to attend class, train, and play
unselfishly. They also had to adhere to curfews and other regulations
that were never applied to the average student. Superior players
don't complain about such restrictions, they take pride in them.
They understand their willingness to sacrifice places them among
that rare breed of individuals who will do whatever is necessary
to attain their goals.
a difficult task comes your way, accept the challenge joyfully.
Once it finished, plead for more. Every sacrifice you make builds
character. People with average skills often achieve greatness
because they are willing to pay a price for it. You might not
be able to outthink, outmarket, or outspend you competition,
but you can outwork them."