Lisa Fallon: Marginal gains make a really big difference to collective success

Culture of consistent daily improvement eases the pathway to achievement of goals

Jason Smyth:  His winning margin over Algerian, Skander Djamil Athmani in the 2020 Tolkoy Parlalympics T13 100 was one hundredth of a second. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Jason Smyth: His winning margin over Algerian, Skander Djamil Athmani in the 2020 Tolkoy Parlalympics T13 100 was one hundredth of a second. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Firstly, I want to say thank you to all the people who sent messages and called this week. I never expected my words to resonate so much and I am very grateful for the time that people took to get in touch.

I’ve thought a lot this week about how, as a collective, we can sometimes look at the same thing and see it so differently. It reminded me of the image of ‘The Dress’ that circulated back in 2015 that went viral on social media.

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