It will probably be some time before the complements and praises fade for Peyton Manning. When it comes to a player “giving it his all”, few will ever compare with him.
In this fascinating article by Peter King, How Peyton Manning Changed the Game, the one thing that really stood out to me was Peyton’s emphasis on preparation. Sure, we look at the athleticism of football players, but where Peyton stood out from nearly all others was in his looking to master the mental game of football.
I believe reading this article will inspire you, but will also challenge you regarding how much preparation and focus do you have toward your own work (and as I’ve mentioned before, not only in your work, which is just one area of life, but in all areas of your responsibility .