Robert Garrett entered Princeton University in 1893 failing to make an impression on the track coaches. So, he focused on the field events instead.
Within a few years, he had become one of the top collegiate shot putters in the country.
Then, the opportunity of a lifetime came his way. One of his “classics” professors was involved in the process of reviving the Olympic Games. And Robert was asked to travel to Athens for the first modern games in 1896.
When he learned the Games would include a discus throw, Roberts interest was piqued. He wanted to compete because this event did not exist in America. By studying ancient text and history, Robert had a discus made by a local blacksmith.
It was made of solid metal. Twelve inches around, one inch thick and weighing 30 pounds.
Robert could barely toss the thing, but that didn’t stop him from practicing. He worked hard all the way up to the time to board the ship to Greece. And he still was awful.
It was embarrassing.
Robert did not give up because he was doing his best to represent his country. He pledged to practice more when they made it to Athens. As fate would have it, they arrived just in time for the opening ceremony, with not a minute to spare.
When he stepped on the field to compete for the first time, another competitor handed him a discus. It looked weird to Robert because it was small and made of wood. And, it was 25 pounds lighter than the ancient ones he carefully researched back home.
Robert finished the games with a Gold Medal and World Record in the discus.
He won Gold because he trained with something much tougher. His muscles were used to throwing a disc 6X as heavy. It was like a man tossing around a child’s toy.
It’s my goal to make you the Robert Garrett of real estate storytelling. And in the August edition of The Insiders, I’m going to show you how you can put together words and ideas that your customers are dying to hear.
These five secrets that I am going to share are like your 5-pound wooden discus. They will easily turn your boring article into a highly entertaining story that gets people to know, like and trust you.
And even engage.
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