So the belief existed as fact - a sub-4-minute mile was simply impossible. And then... it wasn't.
In our personal and professional lives, our 40 yard dash may be the most meticulously planned approach to achieving a goal, dream or vision. But what happens after first contact? What happens to our momentum and drive after the first obstacle or setback?
We believe in our future selves too much sometimes, and it creates a recipe for disaster and disappointment. Don't let the hope and dream of our ideal future self justify giving less than our best today.
How do you see the world? How do you see your day? How do you see this very moment? Or how about the events that happen in your life you? Do they have to you or for you? Are you a glass half full or half empty kind of person? The answers to these questions and many... Continue Reading →
A tale of two halves... Can you think of a time or two where your first half had you pinned up against the wall? Where all signs pointed to a loss. A time when the momentum was all on the other side? We all can. The question for today, is how can we use our own halftime to create the mid-game adjustments we need to come out on fire during our second half and redefine the expected outcome? The whistle just blew - it's time for halftime.
Often times it is tough to close the door on one phase of our life or even one event in our life. Endings are difficult - no doubt about it. Whether that ending is a season of life where you came away with the championship, or ended up winless, the fear of what's next can be very real. During times like these, we must remind ourselves that every ending is the opportunity for a new beginning. A fresh start that is full of new possibilities. Where are you in our own cycle of endings and new beginnings? Are you stuck in the past - afraid to let go, or are you hungry and ready to embrace a new beginning and all the opportunity and possibility that comes with it?
Why do some people go through extremely difficult events and come through better and stronger than ever, while others do not? What is it that makes them different? What is it that makes them so... resilient?
It's time to double down on our strengths and accept our weaknesses for what they are - a part of us. We are all unique, and part of that uniqueness is having our own set of talents, gifts and strengths that help us dominate on the field in our own way. Now let's dig deeper into the value of leveraging our strengths, and how by investing in them we can take the game - for ourselves and our teams - to a whole new level!