How can I become a more competitive person?
The key to increased competitiveness is a willingness (or proclivity) to take things personally. Many competitive people are personally offended when they fall behind, are criticized or outperformed. Competitiveness is instinctual. I compete in so many things it becomes embarrassing to mention. I don’t know how to coach it, but I would imagine you need to find a way to personally invest...
Is Kevin Durant too nice?
No, Kevin Durant is not too nice. He doesn’t need to try to act like Jordan (as Kobe did early and throughout his career.) He doesn’t need to emulate the modern superstars like LeBron. If Kevin Durant continues to be himself, he will be just fine. He has an insane amount of ability, and as his experience leads to more confidence, he will develop his own personality that will be great...
I believe in perfect. And I have a passion to find perfection when it comes to competition. I believe in perfecting every tiny detail that goes into a competitive situation. One result of this mindset is that I love practice. I love obsessing over a single, isolated bit of performance and working hard until I can do it perfectly. In basketball, I love isolating my follow through and making sure...