Everyone wants to be successful in their own respective careers, whether it be sports, business, or life in general. In desiring so, we exert every effort to try to win at every game, competition, or transaction. But is trying to win every time the only way to succeed? Turns out, there’s a better alternative, and it is a much more modest mindset. And of all places where you can find this principle, you’d find it in a book about lawn tennis, written by an American engineer named Simon Ramo.
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“The principle is easy. If you want to improve your score in ordinary tennis, start giving attention to stopping these errors, particularly the large fraction of imbecilic ones,” Ramo writes in his book titled Extraordinary Tennis For The Ordinary Player. The same principle can be applied to life in general.
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