Sunday, January 15, 2012
"Hard Work Beats Talent When Talent Doesn't Work Hard"
Are you tired of reading and hearing about Tim Tebow yet? I am a huge Tebow fan, but am extremely tired of hearing everyone in sports talk about all the reasons why Tim should not be successful in the NFL. It is like exercise when people tell me 100 reasons why they can’t do something, but have a hard time telling me one reason why they should. My son and I have been reading Tim Tebows’ book, “Through My Eyes”. It is a great book for kids and we ran across a quote from his book that really stood out. “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard.” So, for all the talking heads that can’t understand why Tim is winning I will refer to that quote. “Hard work beats talent, when talent doesn’t work hard.” We all know Tim is not the best “quarterback” in football but one thing we in the Gator Nation can tell you from the 2008 season is that no one will work as hard as Tim to be successful. We see this all too often in sports and in life. Some people are gifted with unique skills and talents, but don’t have the work ethic to use those gifts effectively.
Don’t let the media and marketing companies fool you. Getting results is not easy and exercise is not always fun (if you are working hard enough). But if you want something bad enough and work harder than the person next to you, you will be amazed at what you can accomplish. Results are earned! They are not passed out freely. Nothing worth having comes easy. Hard works pays off. Train hard, eat smart and make 2012 your most accomplished year yet.
Living Life with No Excuses…No Regrets,