Confidence doesn't come out of nowhere. It's a result of something... hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.
There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.
Nothing good comes in life or athletics unless a lot of hard work has preceded the effort. Only temporary success is achieved by taking short cuts.
All of us get knocked down, but it's resiliency that really matters. All of us do well when things are going well, but the thing that distinguishes athletes is the ability to do well in times of great stress, urgency and pressure.
Winning isn't getting ahead of others, it is getting ahead of yourself.
Class is striving hard to be the best at what you do while taking the needs of others into consideration
It was not a friendly game, and Jerry certainly did not have friendliness in his eyes. He had an extra mean streak that day. He was out of control and probably should have been ejected.
Spectacular achievements come from unspectacular preparation.
In business or in football, it takes a lot of unspectacular preparation to produce spectacular results.
Every time I stepped on the field, I believed my team was going to walk off the winner, somehow, someway.
Have the right people in the right places, working together
At a car dealership, the person who sells the car is the hero, and also gets the commission. But if the mechanics don't service that car well, the customer won't return.
I have a lot to learn about NASCAR. But I've learned if you have the right people in the right places doing the right things, you can be successful at whatever you do.
It's okay to have personal ambitions, but you have to take someone with you.
It takes a lot of un-spectacular preparation, to get spectacular results
At our company, our Design and Construction Consulting Service Team not only helps eliminate the risks inherent in the construction process, they typically save our clients 5% - 10% on overall construction costs. They also help make sure projects come in on time.
There's always something special when the service academies play each other that's not in any other game. This is not a regular game, and everyone involved knows that.
In any team sport, the best teams have consistency and chemistry.
Discrimination is a disease.
I'm excited about being an owner, it's got my competitive juices going. I'm scared, but excited as well.
Only temporary success is achieved by taking short cuts.
As a part owner, I'm going to be not only an admirer... but a nervous wreck.
In the commercial real estate business, brokers spearhead major accounts. But they wouldn't have customers without the people who oversee construction.
I hate to admit that. I want to win every race, but I know that's not possible. To be in the top 25 is realistic if we have any luck this year. But anything to be in the chase or something like that is very unrealistic.
You can never give up-athletics taught me that. You must work hard, prepare, learn from your losses and continue to fight until the very end.
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