The Secret to Success
As the ancient Greek philosopher, Aristotle, reminds us, excellence is not a static event, it’s a process.
There’s no such thing as an “overnight” success.
When we see excellence, what we are actually seeing is just the “tip of the iceberg.” We rarely, if ever, see the commitment, dedication, time, and effort that invariably contributes to the end result.
Excellence requires hours, days, and even months and years of practice and purposeful repetition. No one achieves greatness without a significant investment over time.
And it’s not just about sports. The same applies for school, work, relationships, and life.
My Mom used to preach patience to my siblings and me, telling us, “If it’s worth having, it’s worth waiting for.” I would add “working” to the…
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