Federer on Pushing It


“One thing for sure you can do is push the luck on your side.”

–Roger Federer (1981 – )
Swiss tennis champion

“Diligence is the mother of good luck.”

– Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790)
American statesman, scientist, and printer

luck: noun: a force that makes things happen

You want more luck? Be the force that makes it happen…

  1. Prepare. Work hard to be ready for the opportunities that are important to you. Research. Practice. Perfect.
  2. Be awake. Pay attention to the people, events, and things around you. Evaluate logically and trust your gut instinct.
  3. Take action. Put yourself out there. Explore. Be vulnerable. Make contact with people. Take risks.
  4. Expect positive results. Optimism improves your chances. If (when) you fail, embrace the lesson and continue on, smarter.

That’s it. Now go be lucky (and sell something).


Explore London in 3D during the Barclays ATP World Tour

During the 2010 Winter Olympics, EarthvisionZ released a very slick site to support the games — olympicsin3d.com. It was very well done, and an excellent use of the Google Earth Plug-in.

Now, in cooperation with the ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals), they’ve brought us “Explore London in 3D, a similar tool that helps you explore the city of London during the World Tour Finals that are happening right now.


To explore the city, simply head over the site and browse around. There are links to various points of interest (hotels, restaurants, etc), as well as direct links to view the stadium in 3D or view a current weather overlay of the city.

For more, check out the EarthvisionZ site at www.earthvisionz.com, or read their full press release below:

BOULDER November 23, 2010 – EarthvisionZ, a world leader in 3D virtual-earth website development, announced today the launch of their new dynamic virtual earth on the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals event website. This cutting edge application gives tennis fans an innovative way to experience the host city, featuring interactive content on “Players”, “Getting There”, “Being There”, and “Best Of” London. Users can easily access live traffic updates, tube maps, train station locations, bicycle rental shops, area pubs and hotels, live weather, athlete data, ticket sales, and even fish & chip shops. Anything or everything relevant to the event is easily accessed through a simple virtual earth portal providing the user a simple and fun way to follow the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London.