Everyone loves to win! Whether it’s your favorite sports team, your business, your family, your church, or any other part of life, everyone wants to experience that feeling of success. There’s no question about it, winning is fun, and it makes you feel good, but there are times when losing can actually do you greater good in the long run than a win can. “How’s that?,”…keep reading…
As a coach I would never think of going into an athletic contest without a game plan. A game plan is essential if I want to put my team in the best possible position to win.
A game plan gives a course of action to take, and is the basis for the coach to make decisions. A good coach would never think of just showing up for a game unprepared, without a plan.
Just as a coach has a game plan to help his team win, you need to have a game plan to win big in 2017.
Vince Lombardi said, “Winning is not a sometime thing, it’s an all time thing. You don’t win once in a while, you don’t do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.”
The difference between the winners and the losers are the habits they develop. Winners not only do the right things, they do things right.
In a world that is constantly changing, having a growth mindset is essential to success. If you are not growing, then you are dying – there is no staying the same.
If you are going to see personal growth in your life, then you must understand these three things about growth:
The other day a friend reminded me of an old saying that goes, “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.”
Most of us have seen this in sports, where a less talented team outworks and outplays an athletically more talented team. Hard work has beaten talent many times, when talent just didn’t work very hard.
Hard work is more important than talent!
The greatest teams are those whose team members, give, sacrifice, and play for each other. This is true not just in sports, but in business, family, and life.
All the teams in your life will greatly improve with teamwork. And not only will the team function better, but each person has a better chance of reaching their individual goals.
As you work towards accomplishing your goals and dreams, you will certainly face adversity. There will always be mountains to climb, and as soon as you conquer one mountain you will probably find another.
It may even seem at times that everything is going wrong, and victories are few and far between.