No excuses for Kangaroos: Woods

first_imgThe Kangaroos are training at St George’s Park National Football Centre, the home of the England Football Association, which opened in 2012 and boasts state-of-the-art facilities.”They’ve got 14 fields here, the recovery centre’s unbelievable, the gym’s crazy. It’s just – I’ve never been a part of anything that looks this amazing,” Woods said.”So we’ve got some really good resources to use, so we’ve got to back it up and play some good footy now.”It’s just crazy being here. The things we’re surrounded by, it’s unbelievable.”Woods missed Australia’s 26-6 win over New Zealand in Perth earlier this month due to his wedding, but is expected to be recalled when the Four Nations begins this weekend.The Wests Tigers skipper and NSW Origin star may have five Tests to his name so far but still admits he is in awe of some of the talent in the Kangaroos squad.”You look around and you see the likes of Johnathan Thurston, Cameron Smith, Greg Inglis, Matty Scott – it’s just crazy. You’re playing the best of the best,” he said.”So you sit there and pinch yourself some days but then again you’re thinking, ‘well I’ve got a job to do here as well’.”So I’m really looking forward to each game, and can’t wait to play with the boys.”Australia takes on Scotland on Saturday morning (6am AEDT) to kick off the 2016 Four Nations, with England facing New Zealand in the early hours of Sunday morning, Australian time.last_img read more

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Entrepreneurs must Focus on the Climb not the Summit

first_imgThere’s one very obvious reason that entrepreneurs should focus on the climb and not the summit. When you approach the ascent haphazardly, you’re going to have some oversights. And that will undoubtedly result in missed opportunities. And it’s imperative to run a company that adopts this philosophy. In order to reach many of the summits and exit strategies companies so desperately covet, you need to incorporate a plan that doesn’t involve a beeline to the summit. Instead, you should establish a base camp.What is a base camp? It’s an attainable goal that can reached within the first two years. If you can focus your business growth strategies on this one mark, it makes the journey much easier and it increases the likelihood that you will get to where you want to be, even if it’s not the summit (yet).Breaking down your trek into steps is certainly a reasonable way to approach a daunting climb. For more on this subject, read the full article by Mark Suster.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to PrintPrintShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

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