Why do elite level sports teams sign children at the age of 5?
Because they know it takes around 10 years worth of practice to achieve elite level ability.
If you’re young and wanting to be the next Aaron Gwin or Rachel Atherton (or be your best in any career or part of your life) then reading You Are Awesome: Find Your Confidence and Dare to be Brilliant at (Almost) Anything by Matthew Syed is going to help you get there.
You Are Awesome is packed full of interesting facts, stories and quotes about how famous people have achieved the extraordinary things that have made them famous. There’s stuff from Matthew himself (an Olympic Table Tennis player), Michael Jordan, Steve Jobs, Serena Williams, the Gold Winning British Women’s Olympic Hockey team, Thomas Edison to name just a few.
The best bit about this book though is Matthew tells you about the techniques they used to become so good. He talks about the need to practice for hours, how to set realistic goals to keep you practicing in the right way, how to achieve a growth mindset and what marginal gains are and how you can use them.
Being the best you can be takes a long time and lots of hard work and practice but this book gives you a lot of information on how to make sure you’re using your time and effort as efficiently as you can. In fact this book is so useful, it isn’t just good for kids, it’s good for adults too!
Whether you’re just starting out on a dream or have been working towards one for a while, buying, reading and doing what it says in You Are Awesome: Find Your Confidence and Dare to be Brilliant at (Almost) Anything will turbo charge your progress.
If you’re going to take the time to practice, practice like the elite.
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