Mika Häkkinen is a 2 times F1 world champion. As he faced increased competition which limited his victories he was forced to move from an individualistic strategy to leveraging a strong team to reach his goals. In this short video, he shares his journey to understanding that the seeds of winning are grounded in building and positioning oneself within a solid, reliable team.
Gene Klein, a Holocaust survivor, reflects on the life lessons he has extracted from his trials in a German concentration camp. 2 strategies he utilized to survive his life-threatening circumstances are: Accelerated opportunity taking Gene explains how he had to seize opportunities at the moment they were presented. Assessing the outcome of the status quo enabled Gene to construct a strategy that would enable him reach the goal of survival. The establishment of a predefined strategy enabled Gene to assess opportunities faster than others which ultimately saved his life. Gamificaiton Gene implemented a simple incentive model: If he survived the day he would consider his goal successfully accomplished for the day. Every morning the “game” would initiate and every night[…]
Given a task to do, one that seems impossible, given the desire to do it, humans can accomplish almost anything. Jim Lovell