April 13th 2016 was the last game ever for Kobe Bryant. He was without question One of the greatest to ever play basketball. He had a 20 year career and scored an amazing 60 points in his last game! 60 points!
That is amazing in its own right but the thing that really stuck out for me was an article I saw in routers the very next day.
April 13th 2016 was the last game ever for Kobe Bryant. He was without question One of the greatest to ever play basketball.
He had a 20 year career and scored an amazing 60 points in his last game! 60 points!
That is amazing it its own right but the thing that really stuck out for me was an article I saw in Reuters the very next day.
It was entitled – No rest for gym rat Kobe after league farewell
And it said – Just a few hours after producing a Hollywood-style script to end his 20-year career in the NBA with an astonishing 60-point display, Kobe Bryant was preparing to head back to the gym to stay in tip-top shape.
Aged 37, the five-times NBA champion is renowned for his extraordinary work ethic and though his competitive days with the Los Angeles Lakers are over, he was determined to stick to much of the same gym routine he has followed with such discipline.
Kobe was quoted as saying “The worst thing I can possibly do is not have a sense of purpose, a sense of direction. I have to find a routine, get into it and be comfortable with it.” The important thing to do is to get into a routine, and maintain disciple.
Think about that… its these same Attributes we need to be best in our fields
Keeping the same work schedule and routine day in day out helps us be more productive in our businesses.
That means getting up the same time everyday.
Blocking uninterrupted work time and sticking to it.
During the season, during offseason, After retirement. Kobe always maintained a consistent schedule. Entrepreneurs that want to perform at their peak do to.
He also did something else that really stuck out in my mind.
He was one of the hardest workers in the league.
Whenever he had a major loss – he returned to the court after the game and practiced his shots.
Over and over and over again.
Most of the time he was alone. But sometimes a Few team members joined in this.
Good times and bad he is working hard to excel.
This is what leaders do.
That Discipline was apparent even when he torn his Achilles
He dedicated everyday to recovering in the shortest amount of time possible.
And when the injury happened He even played injured to help his team win the game.
Having that same Focus kobe did will help you and your business,
that Disciplined routine will get you even greater results and help you and your business perform at their peak.