An athlete never wants to walk off the playing field at the end of a game - much less a career - knowing they still have more in the tank. Each wants to leave spent - having given everything they have in pursuit of everything they want. Head held high, they know they've done everything.
Full effort. Full victory. And no matter what the scoreboard reads, they know they went out swinging hard.
Competitors live the same way they play.
Often we feed so much negativity into an adversity, that we blow it entirely out of proportion. This is looking at the big picture, which keeps you honest and focused on the path ahead. Marcus Aurelius Anderson truly believes that adversity is a gift, because it gives you that extra insight to reach those depths of strength that we all possess.
Priscilla Tallman is a former All-America volleyball player from the University of Georgia, and played on the US National team for two tours. She has coached at the club and collegiate level. She is also a freelance sports writer, a contributor to Volleyball Magazine, a speaker, and motivator.
In this episode, Jake dives into Priscilla’s athletic journey, her passion about coaching, and how sports principles can help instill positive lessons which can be used not only in life but also in business and entrepreneurship.