The Way of the Tortoise: Why You Have to Take the Slow Lane to Get Ahead (with a foreword by Sir Andy Murray)
Drawing on more than a decade's experience working with former tennis World Number One Sir Andy Murray, The Way of the Tortoise introduces you to the benefits of the slow lane and reveals why it's the only true path to a high-performance mindset.
Taking inspiration from Aesop's well-known fable of the Hare and the Tortoise, internationally renowned trainer Matt Little recognizes that there is no fast path to success. By focusing on immediate results, we can gloss over process in the race to get ahead, skipping over the lessons and experiences that we all need to build solid foundations for our future achievements. Matt shows that taking the slow lane can not only help you reach your goals more effectively, it can make your successes more sustainable by increasing your motivation, energy and resilience. Packed full of examples from the highly adaptable worlds of sport and business, as well as Matt's own remarkable career,The Way of the Tortoisereveals, through practical exercises and techniques, the essential strategies we can all use to achieve extraordinary results.
'I really recommend this, it's a cracker. A top read and a great tool to use to improve and enlighten. It doesn't matter who you are - you will all get something out of this. Lovely stuff.' Ben Ryan, Olympic gold-medal-winning coach and author of Sevens Heaven: The Beautiful Chaos of Fiji's Olympic Dream
'I urge anyone who has the ambition and passion to develop themselves and those around them to read this book. I've worked with Matt for over fifteen years and have seen first-hand how he is able to get the best out of people with his unique awareness of soft skills, human values and long term vision.' Leon Smith OBE, Great Britain Davis Cup team captain
'This book brilliantly underlines the core principles needed to prepare for the next stage of your career. It captures many aspects which are pivotal to building a strong mindset for potential short-term and long-term challenges. Terrific read.' Ross Hutchins, former British tennis player and Commonwealth Games silver-medal winner