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 like lists. Especially when good people make them of things they find useful. Saves you doing the work yourself. Let someone else compile what took them ages to find, and within minutes, you can benefit from their recommendations.
Although I’m a fan of Scrum, Jeff Sutherland’s book is a bit of a chore to read. There are some real gems in it, but you have to dig through a lot of fluff to find them. He probably recognised that hence putting the simplified steps in the Appendix.