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It’s hard to describe but you definitely know it when you see it; “a God given talent”. But is having that potential enough to succeed?I don’t think it is. It is only a step in the right direction towards success in your chosen discipline. While pulling my thoughts together on this subject, I watched a piece Breakfast did on past NZ Olympians. 12 out of the 14 gold medal winning athletes who were surveyed thought that they had less "talent" than their competitors, and that it came down to their ...
In the afterglow of the Rugby World Cup final and watching our boys take it out, I have a real appreciation of what the failure in 2007 World Cup did for that group of players and management who were involved. Failure is a chance to begin again more intelligently and this is what the All Blacks did - they took the lessons learnt from 2007 and the years before, stuck to their game plan and persevered towards an end goal. As the final whistle blew and Richie held the Webb Ellis Cup high after 24 l...