The 2008 Summer Olympics gets under way today in Beijing, China. Approximately 10,500 athletes will compete in 28 sports.
I love the Olympics. The competition. The struggle. The triumph. The battle that participants have fought along the road to Beijing.
While I enjoy the athletic competition of the Olympics, the greater effect on me is the inspiration I get from watching the Olympics. These athletes have focused for years on getting to these games—single-minded focus on the achievement of a very specific goal.
Here’s my question for you: What could you accomplish if you focused like that?