LeBron James has four MVPs, two championships and is currently the best basketball player in the world. He has become the world's most famous non-soccer athlete in addition to winning two regular-season MVPs, an Olympic gold medal and making the NBA Finals the past four seasons in a row. But when he wants to focus, he has learned to turn to something that's easy and centuries old. And it's working... (see this YouTube clip for the full report)
Notice that he started reading right before he won his first championship two years ago, and that he has continued to do so thus far into his career. Were the years of failure to win it all before that solely because of his lack of reading? Definitely not. But it has certainly helped. And if it can work for one of the greatest athletes in the world, why not you?