If you watch the news, movies, spend hours on the internet, read the average magazine or get caught up on Facebook posts, the world can seem like a horrible place. In fact, so much vitriol, hate and negativity seems to permeate all of these places.
You’re always going to have self doubt. We’re human. The key is to take the doubt, acknowledge it and then lock it away. Spend your energy and focus on your mission which should be building a successful business.
Let’s face it. There are times you might feel like life is not going your way. You might be having a hard time getting on track. Don’t worry! It happens to all of us, but it’s through the difficult times you learn, grow and make the decisions that can push you on a path to success and positive results. The key is not staying stuck. The key is building positive momentum, even if you don’t see immediate results.
When it comes to self improvement, I’m one who is always searching for ways to optimize my mind and body. Now everyone seems to talk about health, exercise and diet but an integral part to operating at your full capacity begins in your mind!
Last month, like many sports fans, I was tuned in watching the final round of the Master’s golf tournament to see if Tiger Woods could pull off a win and achieve a huge comeback in his career. For those of you who are not dialed in, the story may not resonate but for those of you who have followed his career and know his story, it was pretty exciting!
As an athlete at heart, I often look at business, life and success through the lens of sports.
You can either live your life on Offense or Defense. You can be moving forward, taking chances and seeking out positive results or you can find yourself perpetually on the defensive where you’re stuck in a mindset of always defending, guarding and hunkering down.