Winning gold – Steven Bradbury style

Written and accurate as at: 10 July 2012

In one of the most remarkable Olympic Gold victories, it’s easy to conclude that Bradbury got lucky in the 2002 Winter Olympics Speed Skating final. But he had to be in the race to win it! The hours and hours of preparation for the decades prior can easily be ignored.

Sometimes we hear about overnight successes, but there really is no such thing. Success is typically a result of applying time and effort to something consistently over time. When it comes to your finances, you don’t need to analyse them every moment of everyday, but you will benefit from consistently applying your time and effort to manage, grow and preserve them over time.