While watching the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, two different concepts came to me.
- The quote attributed Albert Einstein:
The definition of insanity – Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
- Comments often expressed by the NBC Olympics commentators and athletes themselves, to paraphrase:
There is a lot of stuff swirling around the top athletes they need to ignore and block out in order to stay focused on their own performance.
At first, these two ideas appear contrary to each other. Continue reading