The consistent support that singles player are getting is way more than doubles, it is 100:1. We hardly get any support, the only support we get is from the government but it is not enough if we have to perform consistently at the highest level.
I think a lot of athletes when they get in their mid and late 30s, they focus more on kids, on family.
When I get a new player, we do tests about his character and personality because it is very important to find out about the things he loves to do on and off the pitch.
If I lose a match, I don’t get sad or feel down. But if I lose a close match, I surely have sleepless nights.
Characters can get under your skin when you play them for a long time.
You can only be successful if you have fun and don’t get too stressed.
I get lots of letters, and I reply to them all personally.
My philosophy is to attack the opponents near their own goal because your own way to the goal is not as along, if you get the ball higher up.
I think when you are older, you should be slowing down, but I wouldn’t like not to work as I would get rather miserable.
For me, Mourinho is an extreme coach with focus on results who is not very concerned with glamour on the pitch. He puts the result above everything and if you get so many titles doing that, it is certainly not a wrong way.
I usually have about 16 pills a day of various descriptions – I also have minerals from Salt Lake City and amino acids that get sent to me from Australia.
I find when I get on set that my energy comes.
I think that’s why a lot of people are very lonely and get ill when they’re older, because I think loneliness and having no motivation, nothing to work towards… I think it kills you.
There are things I know I need to work on and things I can get better at.
I find that as an athlete, we don’t get to speak our mind often or share our hearts. So I chose motivational speaking to help make a difference.
Meditation helps you get in the zone.
You have people who are out there age 30-plus still competing on the grand stage. If I keep in shape, keep to a certain speed and turn it up when I need to, I think I will be able to get out there and run what I need to run.
You can get all the knowledge and wisdom and advice you want. But, it’s up to you to put in the work.
I have to get ready to run anywhere under the sun.
One of the things big law partners say when they talk about Atrium is that we get people who wouldn’t make partner. And I say, they’re the people who are doing the work for you anyway, but they transition out because they hate the lifestyle.
All I really want to do is race and get into meets and run.
Extrinsic motivations are like, ‘I wanna get rich, I wanna be famous.’… Even missionary ones like, ‘I wanna change the world with this idea.’… That’s an extrinsic motivation. And when things are hard, you’re going to be like, oh why am I doing this?
I allowed myself to get beat and I beat myself. That’s the worst feeling in the world.
A lot of tech people are afraid to get on the phone and talk to their customers, or get on Zoom, or whatever. But I think a great place to start is just be calling your customers all the time.