“Excuses are not accepted, get the job done,” is one of my favorite quotes of all time. I don’t know who gets credit for saying it, but I first heard this quote my senior year playing high school basketball. Our coach would have these inspiring quotes for us to learn and repeat during and after practice for motivation.
I remember this quote became our motivating battle cry because of the trials we experienced that year. That particular year we had to play every one of our games on the road because the gym was being remodeled. To this day, I still do not understand why the administration decided to remodel the gym right before the beginning of basketball season. They gave us no respect. [Read more…]