Tom Brady is going to another Super Bowl. This will be his 10th, and he has won six of them. This time he is going with a different team, which further solidifies him as the G.O.A.T. Needless to say I have to give him the G.O.A.T. award because he is the greatest of all time. This post is not about Tom Brady per se, but it is about how he takes a relentless approach and attitude towards the game. This is the way people need to see life. Tom is 43 and playing the game with kids fresh out of college, and he is still continuing to win. We must understand that we can accomplish any goal, as long as we are willing to go all out.
We all have the ability to be great at whatever we desire, a BBC article from March 1, 2014 named, "Can 10,000 hours of practice make you an expert?", the author, Ben Carter explains, "Anders Ericsson concluded that "Many characteristics once believed to reflect innate talent are actually the result of intense practice extended for a minimum of 10 years". (Anders Ericsson, 1993). He also discusses how many psychologists, including Malcolm Gladwell, see the value in 10,000 hours of consistent daily training on a task verses years. Gladwell and Ericsson disagree on this point but either statement holds true. The bottom line is, consistency will get you closer to being an expert, whether it is 10,000 hours or ten years. It gets you there more than just natural talent alone. You must obtain and maintain your desire for success. Needless to say, you must stay focused.
It is very interesting, Many people will not consistently invest 10,000 hours or 10 years into obtaining their dream, but will work a 40 hour weekly shifts for 51 weeks a year ( I am giving 1 week years, off for vacation). Working that job for just 7 years, you have already dedicated 14,280 hours to making someone else's dream a reality. In fact an article in the balancecareers.com discusses the fact that the average job employee, transitions nearly 12 times from job to job. (Doyle, A. November 8, 2019) While also, the average job retention rate is 4.6 years. For example. (using simple math) let's say that a person does the 12 year job thing in his lifetime and averages 3 years per employer, using 40 hrs x 51 weeks (the employee stayed per job) (3x12 job changes=73,440 hours dedicated to making someone else's dream a reality. Based off these numbers, it is clear that America has people more willing to dedicated 10 times more hours to someone else's dream than to your own.
it is crazy that a person can be an expert 10 times over and still not feel that they can do it without a tether.
The reason why Tom Brady and people who possess the "never quit" attitude, will find success is the same reason, others will not. The fear of failure drives them to success, where the fear of failure stagnates some to never even attempt. You are looking for you BETTER LIFE.
Believe in yourself. Tom Brady does and that is why he has gone to 10 Super Bowls. You are also master of your own destiny. Simply keep the goal of