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Roger Federer Career: 5 Secrets for Insane Success
I've watched Federer reinvent tennis (and himself) countless times over the last decade and a half. And yet, I still found myself in awe when the Swiss Maestro captured his 20th Grand Slam at the 2018 Australian Open with a masterclass display.

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Embrace Hard Work

Embrace Hard Work

During the tournament, journalists kept asking Roger Federer how he was able to come back better than before, considering his late injury, age, and long absence from the circuit. His response was s...

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Think and Plan Long-Term

Be laser-focused on your priorities and say no to any opportunities that might hinder your long-term goals. You’re in for the long-haul, not the sprint.

Roger Federer: ”You have to ...

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Constantly Adapt to Evolve

The 2017 Federer “version” was completely different than 2012 one. Federer was faster, sharper, and with an enhanced killer instinct.

Roger Federer: “As you grow older, it becomes a b...

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Increase Your Capacity

Roger Federer: “You have to put in a lot of sacrifice and effort for sometimes little reward but you have to know that if you put in the right effort the reward will come.”

Identify...

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Rest Is a Key Productivity Factor

Roger Federer normally takes his wife and four kids with him on the tour. He tries to fit holidays after the Slams and other key tournaments to rest. He also sleeps for 11-12 hours per night.

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Becoming a great tennis player is similar to being an excellent professional, you're constantly analyzing your weaknesses and strengths, and adjusting your game.

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You'll Fail Often

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Age is only a mindset

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Keep fighting

Serena Williams has found herself on the losing end of the set early on in the match and requiring two set wins to take the match. In these situations, she holds her head high and keeps fighting.

Do not throw in the towel. As long as there’s still time on that clock, you’re still in the fight.

Focus is key

Serena Williams: “If you can keep playing tennis when somebody is shooting a gun down the street, that’s concentration.”

If you also want to become the best at what you do, developing the right focus is essential.

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Focus on what matters

  • Write down the end goal.
  • Divide the goal into specific actions you need to take to get there. Think in terms of systems: focussed, routine actions that you can do daily.
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Seek Simplicity

  • Find out if the problem really exists, and why. This will open a path to alternative ways of solving it.
  • Some problems, which seem complex, often have simple solutions.
  • What is the surest thing in that complex problem? That becomes your First Principle, your starting point.
  • List out the possible solutions
  • Focus on one good solution while removing the rest.

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