We need to choose to create environments that incentivize and protect the work that givers do.
It would be easiest to embrace the anonymity of a job that incentivizes it, but that’s not what William Cromartie chooses to do.
The goal: Be able to perform a beginner yoga headstand by the end of 2017.
I admire the work ethic of the athletes and their 100% commitment to their sport. I find myself watching them and wanting to go out and work harder myself.
That being said, there is often a downside to hosting the Olympics. The Atlantic has referred to it as a “loser’s game”, and I tend to agree.