Losing my mother shook me awake. The message was clear: Don’t you dare live a life that’s small. Don’t lie to yourself. You have the opportunity to have an impact, and that’s something many people never get. Use it.
…own and often reported, the most powerful benefit might be the lesson that my coach imparted to me: In a world where comfort is king, arduous physical activity provides a rare opportunity to practice suffering.
It’s unrealistic to expect that a person leading a team is better in most skills than every other person on that team.