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Jul 28th, 2016 Share: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn

Will It Make The Boat Go Faster?

The true story of the British Men’s Rowing Eight-team, moving from losing time and time again to the Olympic gold medal winners is truly extraordinary. Instead of focussing on “winning” (whatever that even means), the team focussed on a single question:

“Will it make the boat go faster?”

By applying this simple question to every decision the team made, the overall performance inched up and up. By compounding all the little advances, the team eventually became unbeatable.

Focus on performance — the results will follow.

With that in mind — what is your equivalent of the boat and going faster?

P.S. If you are interested in this subject and want to dig deeper — read the book with the same title.

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