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Formula One Grand Prix drivers, like successful executives, have the passion to reach the top of their professions. Yet, even within this elite group, only a tiny percentage take the winner’s stand.
What makes the difference? Sports psychologist Saul Miller says ace race drivers own these skills:
The ability to focus and think clearly in the face of multiple stimuli.
The capability to read situations intuitively and act.
Quick reaction time.
Rapport with the car. Example: World champion Michael Schumacher, unlike many drivers he leaves behind, is known for working within his car’s limitations instead of pushing it to do something it can’t.
— Adapted from “‘Street Smarts’ Separate Great Drivers from Good,” Brad Spurgeon, The New York Times.
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