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Repeat the Remarkable: How Strong Leaders Overcome Business Challenges to Take Their Performance to the Next Level by Perry Holley

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CHAPTER 10This Is Your Masterpiece

It is the capacity to develop and improve their skills that distinguishes leaders from followers.

WARREN BENNIS

IF YOU have ever had the opportunity to read any of the writings of legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden, then you have most likely read how he challenged his players to make each day a masterpiece. Coach Wooden would remind his players that you cannot give 80 percent effort today because you had a bad night last night or your girlfriend broke up with you and then give 120 percent tomorrow to make up for it. All you can give in any 24-hour period is 100 percent. Anything you leave on the table is lost forever; you cannot reclaim it tomorrow. With that truth in mind, he then told his team to ...

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