We all want to achieve our goals as quickly as possible. It’s human nature. When we want something, we want it sooner and not later. Of course, big goals usually require a long-term commitment and that requires patience.
How do you keep your eyes on the ultimate prize when it still seems so far away? How do you stay motivated for the long-term when facing short-term setbacks and obstacles you wish you had already overcome?
Oklahoma basketball coach Lon Kruger offers this powerful advice… [click to continue…]
Never underestimate the power of self-talk. How we talk to ourselves generates positive energy or negative energy, confidence or insecurity, an “I can do it” attitude or a “poor me” attitude.
Former NFL running back, current NFL analyst, and inspirational cancer survivor Merril Hoge offers three life-changing words that need to be at the forefront of your self-talk repertoire… [click to continue…]
Momentum is an important factor in achieving our goals.
There are times when we find ourselves on the positive side of momentum where it seems like we can do no wrong as we pile up victories or sales. At other times, we find ourselves on the negative side of momentum where it feels like everything is going against us and we just can’t stop the bleeding. We find ourselves wondering, what do I have to do to regain my momentum and get back on track?
The good news is that, like most things that determine our success or failure, momentum is a choice we get to make. Lou Holtz explains… [click to continue…]
One thing the most successful achievers in sports show us again and again is just how powerful our subconscious mind is in whether we succeed or fail.
Renowned sports psychologist Dr. Bob Rotella explains… [click to continue…]
There are many things we don’t control in life. That’s a sometimes painful fact we all have to accept. But, as Yogi Berra points out, it’s the things we DO have control over that determine our success or failure… [click to continue…]
You’ll never be successful if you can’t first define exactly what success is.
And as Coach Mike Krzyzewski points out, while each individual’s outward goals can be—and should be—different, everyone should share the same ultimate definition of what success is… [click to continue…]
Michael Jordan, the greatest basketball player of all time, was well known for his relentless work ethic. In the passage below, he reveals what I believe is the “secret” to consistently outworking and outhustling your competition… [click to continue…]