Miami Heat superstar LeBron James confess when he was about his mental approach to the game, including a question about one of his perceived weaknesses. “James’ answer was revealing in several ways”, CBS Sports report.
James has been ranked by Forbes as one of the world’s most influential athletes throughout his career, was recently interviewed by ESPN.
Do you ever battle a fear of failure
That’s one of my biggest obstacles. I’m afraid of failure. I want to succeed so bad that I become afraid of failing.
How do you deal with it — how do you overcome it?
Just win [laughs]. Keep winning and I don’t have to worry about it. Keep winning.
James played high school basketball at St. Vincent–St. Mary High School in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, where he was highly promoted in the national media as a future NBA superstar.
After graduating, he was selected with the first overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft by the Cavaliers.
Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) drives to the basket against Charlotte Bobcats small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (14) in the second half at Sprint Center. Miami won 86-75. Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-USA TODAY