To understand how Andy Murray got into tennis and how he stuck at it long and hard enough to become one of the best in the world, you have to understand Andy’s family, particularly his mother—Judy Murray. Judy maintains that she was no tiger-mum, forcing her boys into a tennis career, but nonetheless it’s easy […]
Judy Murray is best known as the mother of mother of grand slam champions Andy Murray and Jamie Murray. In this revealing account of her story she tells of her own journey in tennis from the love of the sport that her parents instilled in her to passing that down to her own two boys […]
Summary: Rich Froning walks you through his life growing up, discovery of Crossfit and how he became (at the time) two time Crossfit Games champion.
Summary: The fixed mindset believes that intelligence and talent are fixed attributes endowed at birth. The growth mindset believes that intelligence and talent are not fixed attributes but are developed through effort and perseverance. Praising someone’s (especially a child’s) achievement by saying they are smart, gifted or talented primes them into the fixed mindset— making […]
Summary: Rafael Nada is not exactly who he is made out to be. What makes Rafael Nadal “Rafa” is both the stern training he received from is Uncle Toni and the loving family behind that refuses to be impressed by his achievements.
Summary: Exercise optimises not only your body but also your brain.
I love plane spotting. It is one of my favourite things to do to pass time if I am ever bored. I live about 25 miles west of Heathrow airport so there are always planes flying up above.
Life is made up of a series of decisions. Small and big, some made every second you are awake and others more periodically. Each decision moves you closer to something and away from something else. Where you are today is the outcome of decisions made yesterday; and where you will be tomorrow depends on decisions […]
People need to know that you care before they will care what you know. When dealing with people, try to hear them first and understand where they’re coming from and what’s important to them. To empathize is to put yourself in another’s feelings; see what they see and feel what they feel. When someone raises […]
If ever there was an inspirational woman, it’s Amelia Boone. Several times winner of Spartan races and competitive lawyer at Apple. She wakes up at 4:07 am everyday, runs the trail at 5 and is at her work by 7 in the morning. More training follows after work.