“To get in the zone you have to stay in the present and you have to focus on your process goals.”
– Paul Flynn, winner of six All-Irelands with Dublin in Gaelic football and four consecutive All-Stars.
“I can’t be happy until I achieve this outcome.”
A version of this has been said to me many, many times or if it hasn’t, it’s usually lurking in the back of client’s minds – they just aren’t aware of it. I’m extra aware of this because I did it to myself for so long.
A friend of mine uses the phrase ‘pity party’ whenever he’s feeling sorry for himself.
And who hasn’t had a moment like that over the last year? 🙂
But he also makes a point of laughing at himself when he ‘catches’ himself feeling that way.
I’ve been running many webinars for leaders and their organisations over the past few weeks and I’ve closed most of them out with the line above.
Here’s your shot of weekly inspiration: The Victor “If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don’t. If you like to win but think you can’t, It’s almost a cinch you won’t. If you think you’ll lose, you’re lost. For out in the world we find Success begins […]