Achieving success


Achieving success, according to , involves several key principles, primarily centered around self-awareness and continuous improvement. Here are some of the steps he outlines:

  1. Identifying Your Goals: Begin by identifying what you genuinely want to do or become, not what others expect of you. This clarity of purpose is essential for directing your efforts.

  2. Building a Team: Achievements are seldom solo efforts. It's crucial to surround yourself with a team of people who are both competent and trustworthy. This combination ensures that everyone can contribute effectively and ethically to mutual goals.

  3. Working Hard and Making Sacrifices: Success often comes from consistent hard work and the willingness to face challenges head-on. Viewing difficulties as necessary steps towards your goals can provide the motivation needed to persevere.

  4. Investing in Self-Improvement: Regularly investing in your growth ensures you remain competitive and continue advancing in your field. This is especially critical after achieving success, as it prevents complacency and keeps you moving forward.


These principles not only highlight the importance of personal effort but also the significance of strategic interpersonal relationships and perpetual self-development.

Achieving Success

Gordon Ryan shares how teaching is a completely different element of the sport and Georges St-Pierre gives advice to young people on finding what they want to become, building a competent and trustworthy team, working hard, and investing in themselves constantly.

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