In this podcast episode, renowned performance coach Tim Grover shares insights on achieving excellence and becoming a champion. He discusses the “loneliness of excellence” and the importance of having a clear purpose or “why” for success. Grover highlights the difference between motivation and elevation, emphasizing the need for passion and determination. He explains that success comes at a cost and emphasizes the value of having a coach or mentor during difficult times. Grover’s advice underscores the significance of hard work, dedication, and sacrifice on the path to success. His words serve as a reminder that true greatness demands unwavering commitment. To learn more about Grover’s insights, listeners can explore his book, Relentless, or to access my free Network to Millions Playbook by texting “Jeff” to 33777.
- The Solitude of Success: Grover brings to light the often overlooked solitude that accompanies the pursuit of success. It’s in these moments of quiet reflection where champions can fully grasp the magnitude of their achievement and the efforts they’ve made.
- From Motivation to Elevation: Grover differentiates between the initial spark of motivation and the sustaining fire of elevation. He underscores that real success goes beyond the initial motivation, and depends on the sustained passion, drive, and determination one can maintain.
- The Indispensable Guide: Grover emphasizes the critical role a coach or mentor plays in the journey to success. Drawing examples from legends like Kobe, Jordan, and LeBron, he underscores the necessity of having a guiding figure through the challenging voyage towards greatness.