Sports Life Lesson 8: Commitment to Excellence
“Amateurs do things ’till they get it right. Pros do it ’till they can’t get it wrong.” —Steven Jackson
Not much more to say here. Athletes are perfectionists. And so are successful people.
Playing sports can and should be about more than just having fun. Through sports, you can learn amazing life lessons and develop valuable personal traits that will translate to success throughout your life, both personally and professionally. Some of the best athletes and coaches of all time have uttered powerful words on the formative powers of sports. Here’s a breakdown of 16 ways some of them have noted how playing sports make people more successful in life.