Ever watched Jeopardy? Even if you haven’t, you’re likely familiar with the iconic theme music that plays every time contestants deliberate over their answers—it’s such an iconic tune that it’s become synonymous with waiting for a conclusion that takes quite a while.
Ever watched a personal trainer conduct a workout on social media? Throwing up weights like they’re nothing or repping for what seems like hours before a water break—they make it look so easy. So much so that many people watching leap up to join them, only to realize that, no it’s not that easy, and these trainers operate at the level they do thanks to their dedication and massive, invested effort.
In the classic 80s film, The Karate Kid, the legendary Mr. Miyagi trains Daniel LaRusso in the ways of karate. With his mastery and knowledge, Miyagi helps the kid mature and grow into a fighter of great technique and great success. It’s a given that Daniel would not have won the All Valley Tournament without the advice of Mr. Miyagi.