If you really want to excel at something, hard work is the only way. Without this belief and faith in your capabilities, you cannot be successful or happy.
You learn that without respect winning doesn’t mean anything. In life, without respecting others you cannot get anywhere.
The team was made up mostly of twelve-year-olds, and twelve-year-olds, he knew from experience, did not respond well to shouting.
He would conduct business on the basketball court, he decided, the same way he conducted business at his software firm. He would never forget the first time he saw a basketball game. Team A would score and then immediately retreat to its own end of the court. But most of the time a team defended only about twenty-four feet of that, conceding the other seventy feet.
You develop the mentality to overcome adversity through sport. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.