Showing 1 results for:


by Topic

All results

Three Lessons Kobe Bryant Taught Us About Success

The tragic passing of NBA legend Kobe Bryant has shaken the world to its core. I’ll admit, I’m not much of a basketball fan. I can’t say I’ve ever watched a basketball game in its entirety, and I certainly can’t rattle off his accomplishments. Still, the name “Kobe Bryant” has been a part of my consciousness since my childhood because my older brother was obsessed with basketball and I felt intense sadness when I heard the news. He lived an incredible life and inspired millions. Here are what I think are the most valuable lessons the legend taught us: Success Requires Complete Submission This weekend, I watched the “Dear Basketball” short video for the first time, and it broke me open. The poem, which details Bryant’s love affair with basketball, reminded me that success in any given pursuit requires absolute submission to the goal. You can only submit entirely to something you love fiercely. In “Dear Basketball,” he says about the game: “I fell in love with you. A love so deep I...

Jan 31, 2020