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You quote out of context.

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I don't know about you, but whenever I see someone quoting a coach of whatever generic sports team applied to business, religion, life, etc. I cringe.
It tells me that no one has really got a better idea, or there's not much good news to share. In place of that, you have to try to fire the troops up with whatever you've got, and that means sports. There will be a clear winner, a clear loser, both sides will give 110% (despite being mathematically impossible, for either side) and nothing real will be lost!
It's a psychological trick to make you feel better about the situation you find yourself in while those in charge try to figure out what the fuck they're really going to do. Sometimes it works, and sometimes it doesn't.
This quote, in particular, is worthless. It's wrong. The speed a group travels at is the speed of the lowest unit within that group. A leader could choose to expelled the slowest, and thereby increase the overall speed of the group, but if…

Earthporn dump!

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Beautiful.