“It should come as no surprise that Berra, or any athlete who makes it to the highest levels of sports, was unusually determined. But the brand of perseverance Berra, Shelford, Puyol, and the other Tier One captains showed is peculiar, even among the elite. The main point of difference is that their natural ability seemed to bear no relation to the size of their accomplishments. Something enabled them to set aside their limitations and tune out the skepticism from their critics. But what was it? What allows some people to press on until they achieve mastery? —”


Sam Walker, The Captain Class: The Hidden Force That Creates the World's Greatest Teams
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The Captain Class: The Hidden Force That Creates the World's Greatest Teams The Captain Class: The Hidden Force That Creates the World's Greatest Teams by Sam Walker
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