Hard work catalog

Ongoing list of people talking

about hard work, practice and preparation

Rahul Dravid

  • at ~1:30 here.
  • Also at 3:30 about being prepared.
  • At 5:02 about practising in the nets (email to Pietersen).
  • At 7:43 “You can’t always control the results, but you can certainly control your preparation.”

Kapil Dev at ~4:45 [here](https://youtu.be/9h-l_uBr7dE

Sunil Chhetri at ~5:00 here.

  • At 7:47 as well.

Conan O’Brien at 4:04 here “If you work really hard and you’re kind, amazing things will happen.”

Novak Djokovic at ~1:20 here “you work repetitively maybe sometimes on certain things”

Jimmy Buttler, going without the internet to train more, as described here and here.

Ben White (Arsenal defender), All Or Nothing S1E6 26:10: “I don’t think I was ever talented […] I just worked so much harder than everyone else.”

I was not born with any special talents. I was just lucky to find my life passion early on, and was willing to work more diligently than others, every single day.

Susan polgar’s tweet

about proving people wrong

Kapil Dev at ~1:00 here!