"The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win."
--Roger Bannister, first man to run a mile under 4 minutes.
Is your performance less that what you expect or desire? Are you under-performing because you avoid pain? Are you unsure that the pain of preparation, discipline, and practice will be worth it? Is your lack of focus a lack of commitment and need for a guaranteed outcome?
Peak performers in every field of endeavor understand the value of sacrifice and pain. Success, though not guaranteed, follows those who prepare.
Make sure that you are in a position to succeed. Push yourself to practice and prepare. Success may follow.
For more, click on The Handbook of Peak Performance.