One of the books that I am reading at the moment is retired AFL player Bob Murphy’s “Leather Soul.”

After winning a surprise premiership in 2016, he wrote:

The next great challenge of my football club, the Bulldogs, is to become mountain climbers and not astronauts.

The premise is that after making it to the moon, astronauts live off that achievement for the rest of their lives.  There’s nothing else to accomplish, nothing left to aspire to.

Whereas mountain climbers are always looking for the next challenge.

They climb one mountain, then look to the next one and the one after that.

They are constantly testing their skills, constantly pushing themselves.

Which one are you?

Are you still basking in the glory of past achievements?

Or are you looking for the next mountain to climb?

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