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Simple Thinking by Richard Gerver

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5 Be Prepared

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”

Benjamin Franklin

The greatest performers I have ever seen, on stage, in conference venues or in sporting arenas, are somehow effortless in their excellence. So much so that sometimes I find myself thinking that I could do that.

While this book is about exploring the simple thinking required to achieve success, it is really important to underline that simple does not mean easy. I need to be brutal here: if you want this book to help you find a fast track route to easy wins, then please put it back on the shelf and walk away.

If you are still with me, then you already know what I am trying to say.

A couple of years ago I took my daughter to a Beyoncé concert; she was mind-blowingly ...

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