Elana Meyer | The Legacy Project


Elana Meyer is a former long-distance Athlete from South Africa. She won the silver medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. Elana is South Africa’s fastest Marathon runner to date.

My Definition Of Success | Success for Elana Meyer is to follow your heart and get others to do the same!
To become the person that I was meant to be, to develop my gifts and talents and to be able to inspire others to do the same. I have discovered when I was really small that the sense of success does not necessarily come from finishing first – but to achieve what I set out to.

I Am Driven By | Excellence for all, all-round. It gives me great satisfaction when I do.

My Highlights | The fact that even though I come from a small town, that I had big dreams and that I did not give up when things went wrong.

The Difference Between Good And Great | Passion often makes that distinction.

A Key Talent | Elana Meyer biggest strength is that I can identify my strengths and passions. I know that there are no quick fixes or crash courses to follow if you want to achieve success and that almost anything is possible if you really want to do it.

To achieve anything, you need to have the drive to stick to it, even when things don’t go right.

How Anyone Achieve Anything: |
Step 1 – Discover your strengths / passions / gifts
Step 2 – Know what you want to achieve / where you are going? /what your goals are
Step 3 – Get the best plan in place
Step 4 – Follow the plan / put in the hard work
Step 5 – When things don’t work , make changes
Step 6 – Enjoy the journey
Step 7 – Never give up
You are a Winner !

Elana Meyer | The Legacy Project

The Key To Success | Consistent hard work over a long period, and enjoying the process / journey.

Principles I Live By | You have one life, take responsibility, follow your heart!

How I Use My Mind | Elana Meyer believes that everything is a MIND decision, the body will follow.

Lessons I Have Learnt | Is that you can achieve great things if you put your mind to it.

Dealing With Doubt | For Elana Meyer the way to deal with self –doubt it is to make sure that I stay with my mind in the moment and to focus on the things that you can do really well

Performing At My Peak | Good preparation gives you the best chance to succeed.

The Meaning Of Life | We are all here for a purpose, discover what it is and develop it to the fullest, embrace the process, then pass it on – when you complete that circle you experience what the meaning of life can be.

Advice On Building Wealth | You aren’t wealthy until you have something money can’t buy.

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