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.
Prior to launching Will Athletic and exploring the concept of the Inner Athlete, I had this idea of a business or corporate athlete stuck in my head. Sure, the excitement and experience of being on the field might not be there, but that sense of competition, desire for growth, and willingness to win absolutely existed. So how could we harness that athlete's mindset and apply it on a daily basis in the office? Seeing an article about making Corporate Athletes was something I had to check out.
In life as in sports, we spend most of our time practicing and putting in the reps to be ready when it’s time to perform. It’s that time and hard work that allows us to EXECUTE in the moment rather than thinking through the steps and mechanics of the task at hand.