Magnifying Excellence

Why excellence requires an 'all-in' commitment

Magnifying Excellence - article


What does excellence look like? According to Mike Maddux, St. Louis Cardinals pitching coach and former major-league pitcher, exceptional performance requires an "all-in" commitment. Listen to Maddux's emotional and inspiring story about how he saved his career by doing just that.

At one point in his career, Maddux paid his own expenses to attend San Diego Padres spring training camp. He made the team and played another 10 years in the big leagues and now is one of the best pitching coaches in baseball.

Maddux shares that he wasn't afraid to:
— make the ask
— go all in
— be appreciative
— understand the team around him

Hit the play button above to listen, and look for more episodes of "Magnifying Excellence," on the Morning Read Podcast Network.

Related Stories