There are some great lessons to be learnt from the Master Blaster’s life
1 Nothing is impossible to achieve: That's what Sachin Tendulkar’s 100th ton tells us.
2 Stay focussed: A a career that’s more than 22 years long with 188 tests and 463 one-day matches is indication enough of his phenomenal concentration levels
3 Do what you enjoy doing: That’s his answer when he’s asked about that magic which drives him to strive for excellence and perfection in cricket – and that happens to be the secret of his success too
4 Change and adapt: A man who has been playing Test cricket for years, he manages to put up sizzling scores in 20-20 matches too
5 Take criticism in your stride: Tendulkar remains unfazed when the media and even some senior cricketers question his form and call for his retirement
6 Practice makes a man perfect: He keeps this in mind while following a practice regimen
7 When the going gets tough, the tough get going: A couple of rough patches and even serious health issues did not bog him down.
8 Don't let success get to your head: He seems to have remained level-headed and down to earth in a game that’s all about money and glamour
9 Keep your cool: There have been controversies, wrong calls from the umpire, but has he ever thrown a tantrum?
10 Be humble: Ever heard this Mumbai boy boasting about his record-breaking accomplishments?