Want to know why I’m asking you this question?
Tell you immediately.
I hear a lot about talents, naturally gifted people who succeed in what they do apparently without any effort:
Thanks to this pervasive belief, talent is sought after by:
It certainly has the effect of reducing our desire to improve and thus curbing our personal and professional growth:
In this video you can see the Welsh runner Steve Jones in a 10,000 m race in the early 1980s; Jones started out running 5,000 and 10,000 metres but later opted for the marathon, a competition in which he won several prestigious international competitions and broke records.
Watch the video, then read on.
In the mid-distance, Jones seemed to have a problem: his finishing sprint was not up to the standard of his opponents, who too often left him in second place after a leading race.
But in this race, when everyone thought he would lose again in the final, the Welshman managed to put in a sprint that surprised his opponent and led him to a thrilling victory.
Would he have succeeded if he had just reflected on his limits as a sprinter?
In conclusion, when you feel you won’t make it or someone is holding on by your ankle and you want to achieve a goal,
Even if you were an elephant attempting to climb a tree.
Don’t you think so?
If you have any doubts, the training course Develop resilience to improve your performance can help you overcome them.