Tom Brady, New England Patriots Quarterback | Part 1, #47

Tom Brady is starting his 19th season as the starting quarterback for the New England Patriots. Tom has won 5 Super Bowls, 4 MVP awards and has been selected to the pro-bowl 13 times. He has the highest combined regular and postseason winning percentage of any quarterback in NFL history. A leader both on the field and off the field, Tom launched TB12 Sports to help people achieve peak performance at any age.
“When things don’t go right, I think about, ‘what can I do better.’ I try never to put it on other people.” Click To Tweet

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In professional football, if you’re the best, you’re gonna play. The competition pushes Tom to be the best version of himself. He has developed a healthy dissatisfaction with the status quo.
Tom says he’ll never reach the end because there is always room to get better. He knows it’s important to earn it every day.
(24:36-25:22)

Do you feel like you make an effort every day to be the best version of yourself?
How can it affect an organization if team members have a healthy dissatisfaction with the status quo?

In Tom’s experience, managing conflict involves having a healthy respect. There will be situations when not everyone agrees, but it’s important to respect the others’ opinions and decisions.
It’s a good idea to be careful with your words because once they are out, you can never take them back. Don’t say anything that you will resent later.
(27:23-28:45)

What happens when team members aren’t open to differences in opinions?
Tom gives great advice on being respectful. How might you apply this to different areas of your life?

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