Mar 4, 2022
What does it take to be successful in a sport? In business? The similarities between success in both may be more similar than you realize. On today’s episode, the record-breaking Paralympic star, Jessica Long joins us to discuss her story and what motivates and inspires her to achieve greatness.
Training for hours a day, consistency has always been a key component in Jessica's life. It’s not always easy, but showing up and starting is the first step. Once you have mastered consistency and technique you begin to see progress. This resonates with sports stars, business owners, and anyone else trying to grow on a professional and personal level. We explore the similarities between sports and business, the importance of a good coach, and more on today’s episode with Jessica.
2:34 – How many hours does she train?
4:08 – How important is consistency?
6:53 – There’s no quick and easy way
8:52 – Similarities between sports and business
10:22 – The importance of having a coach
11:52 – What makes a great coach?
13:08 – Knowing when to push
14:09 – Getting into the correct mindset
16:02 – First experience swimming for a medal
18:00 – Staying focused on your passion
19:54 – Jessica’s favorite race?
23:00 – What is the hardest swimming style?
24:00 – What qualities does she look for in partnerships?