scottgroves-flemingtonI was just invited to a “lay it all on” day at the races for Oaks Day during Melbourne Cup week in Melbourne when I had an insight. It was alcohol induced, but an insight nonetheless.

A cool statue of Makybe Diva is now immortalised on the lawns on Flemington so I stopped to grab a pic. Standing next to this amazing creature, you can’t help but be in awe of her greatness. The greatest ever winning Melbourne Cup horse!!!

Where am I going with this…

If you want to be inspired, if you want greater results in your life – you need to hang out with winners.

Greatness rubs off on people. Just being around a statue, a person, a location where great battles were won, allows your mind to visualise and absorb what it must have felt like.

It’s a bit like hanging around a great mentor who influences the way you think and feel just by being around them.

“If you stand in the presence of greatness, you are one step closer to greatness.”

5 replies
  1. "Pa" Groves
    "Pa" Groves says:

    My ONLY comment is: “Why the Hell didn’t you let me know you were going to be there Mate,” I would gladly have met you there, I could even have turned up in much the same Clobber! Then you’re day would surely have been complete scott, As you would have Indeed have nbeen standing next to “REAL GREATNESS.” — Chow My Boy!

  2. deb
    deb says:

    I would’ve loved to have heard that in the alcohol induced state grover…nice of you to share that though

  3. Scott Groves
    Scott Groves says:

    “oh o” busted!!! It was a fly in fly out visit hosted by Flexirent Australia who flew me in. Had a blast though. Back in Melbourne in a couple of weeks. See you then Dad.

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