Practice & Hard Work

The best players in pickleball have this one thing in common – they practice and work hard


High school basketball coach, Tim Notke said, “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” 

Whether in sports, a special skill, or even in business – this phrase rings true. 

 “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” 


I love to play pickleball and in order to improve my game, I make the effort to practice. The same goes for business. Even though I have reached a certain level, I am constantly trying to get better by practicing, as it relates to my business. 

When my company grew, I knew I had to grow in my leadership skills to lead the leaders in my company. 

I actively take steps to practice becoming a better leader – I’m personally coached on leadership, I read books on leadership, listen to podcasts on leadership, and constantly put those things I’ve learned into practice daily. 

As a business owner, or employee, we should always be growing and learning – or practicing – to be the best in our industry or career. 

I want to be the best in my profession and grow with my business. Once a month I watch at least one webinar on the economy. I read specific business articles pertaining to my area of business and connect myself with other skilled players I can learn from that are thriving in the same arena of business. 

Hard work is essential to business. 

Even in a simple game of pickleball, it’s an opportunity to learn the importance of building and leading a successful team. It doesn’t matter what stage you are in, if you work hard and practice your skills, you will see the fruit of your labor. 

What are some ways you can practice to help you grow in your business or career? 

Proverbs 14:23 NIV – “All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty.” 

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