Honestly, I hated Dirk growing up. As I got older and wiser, obviously I was really able to appreciate his greatness as I learned the game of basketball.
I can play small ball because I can guard multiple positions because I can really move.
It was just my mom, my sister and me. And from a young age, my mom always said I was like the man of the house. I really became the man of the house. And I really took that responsibility very seriously: being the man of the house, the protector.
When you’re a startup, your edge is that you don’t have that many customers. So you can build a really strong relationship with them.
When I was 17-and-a-half I volunteered for the Wrens. I auditioned for a play and we took it round the Southern Command area and I really enjoyed it. I got laughs and that was when the bug got me.
I was jogging in the grass while on a warm-up and there was a sprinkler hole. I rolled my ankle, and it was really bad.
Sometimes you can block out a lot of things because you’re thinking about so much and you can distract yourself, but sometimes that distraction of being ADD can really set you back.
Once I was away from track and field, I was able to realize that life is something you really have to work on.
All I really want to do is race and get into meets and run.
I never stop to think about my age really. I just listen to my body and it tells me if I can or can’t.
What is it really going to amount to if I go out there and run against Usain when he is not at his best? That is not a great storyline. It is not a race I would like to go out and win.
I really don’t remember my first meeting with Arif Sir.
Even if you watch the races I won – the indoor titles and the Olympics – I’ve never really been a superfast starter.
I really don’t feel anything for the jaded fans if they don’t feel anything for me. My fans who love me and care about me and support me – those are the ones I run for.
Inspirational content really resonates, like how to raise venture capital.
Electronic music is the first genre to realize how to use the music for marketing something else, which is playing festivals and club nights where they really make money.
A lot of people on the business side are really serious. But I like being able to mix content that’s me having fun.
We do think founders should be treated like athletes, going for gold really hard.
The elderly in Britain aren’t really given enough respect.
Try to really focus in on what makes you the best version of you.
For me, as someone who takes the game seriously, really loves the game of basketball, just looking at the trajectory of my career and every year I’ve done something to improve.
Not having my dad in the house really wasn’t tough for me because my mom in the house is really all I know.
Fitness really was my crutch.
I don’t really take myself too seriously.
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