The Simple Secret to Achieving Your Goals

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“How do you do that, Daddy?”

It’s simple, but not easy. 

When my kids see me effortlessly shuffling a deck of cards or dazzling them with my soccer skills, they can't help but ask, "How do you do that, Daddy?" 

Instead of boring them with a long spiel of how amazing I am, I share the honest truth:


  • Practice is how I made it to the Pros. 
  • Practice is how I can bridge cards while shuffling. 
  • Practice is the engine that drives progress in every arena of life.

It’s so simple, but as we often do, we tend to over complicate it. 

But, it's not just about mindless repetition.

It's about practicing the right things, the fundamentals that form the bedrock of success.

Sure, flashy tricks may grab attention, but it's the mastery of basics that sets the stage for greatness.

This principle applies not just to sports or hobbies, but to every facet of your life. Want to be a better partner, parent, or professional? Practice. Seeking to negotiate better deals or improve your financial acumen? Practice. 

Under stress you operate at your level of training.

So, by dedicating time to practice, you’re equipping yourself to thrive in the face of adversity.

As a former pro soccer player, I've witnessed firsthand the transformative power of practice. Success isn't about innate talent; it's about the relentless pursuit of improvement through dedicated practice. And that's a lesson I'm committed to passing on to my kids and anyone else willing to listen.

Are you yearning to master a skill, conquer a challenge, or unlock new heights in your personal or professional life? 

The secret lies not in some elusive, mystical formula, but in a simple yet profound concept: PRACTICE. 

Ready to put this principle into action?

Take the next step:

Wells Thompson
Former Pro & Co-Founder of Soccer Resilience

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