Chasing Excellence

#044: Talent, Opportunities, & Effort

Episode Summary

We're talking about whether Katrin, Fraser, & Tia are more talented than other athletes, the value of deliberate practice, & why I think it's important to first define what you would consider a success.

Episode Notes

Show Notes:

01:50 - My thoughts on whether some CrossFit Games athletes are just more talented than others.

08:53 - What I think are the first steps to take once you begin to believe that talent is a myth.

09:59 - My tactical advice on putting a growth mindset into practice.

12:01 - The benefits I've seen in shifting myself into a growth mindset from a fixed one.

17:32 - How I define the terms "deliberate" or "deep" practice.

20:51 - The relationship between "flow" & deep practice.

22:56 - How to learn to love deliberate practice.

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Chasing Excellence is a show dedicated to dissecting what it means to live a life of excellence, both inside the gym & out. On each episode, we'll deep dive on various aspects of running a CrossFit affiliate, becoming a better coach or athlete, & maximizing your potential.