“What do all people who achieve true excellence and consistently high performance have in common?

The answer isn’t great genes, although they’re nice to have. It’s the willingness to push themselves beyond their current limits day in and day out, despite the discomfort that creates, the sacrifice of more immediate gratification, and the uncertainty they’ll be rewarded for their efforts”.

See on:

How Hard Are You Willing to Push Yourself? – Tony Schwartz – Harvard Business Review.