“Maybe you are tackling a hundred-question test and know that you’ve bricked the first fifty. At that point, it’s extremely difficult to maintain the necessary discipline to force yourself to keep taking the test seriously. It’s also imperative that you find it because in every failure there is something to be gained, even if it’s only practice for the next test you’ll have to take. Because that next test is coming. That’s a guarantee.” -David Goggins
“Motivation is something nobody else can give you. Others can help motivate you, but basically it must come from you, and it must be a constant desire to do your very best at all times and under any circumstances.” -Joe DiMaggio
“An idea or desire, to be transformed into terms of action or physical reality, must be held in the conscious mind faithfully and persistently until habit begins to give it permanent form.” -Napoleon Hill
According to the book, “Grit,” written by, Angela Duckworth, there are four requirements for deliberate practice. They are as follows:
1) A clearly defined stretch goal.
2) Full concentration and effort.
3) Immediate and informative feedback.
4) Repetition with reflection and refinement.