3 Things All Champions Share

3 Things All Champions Share

“A champion needs a motivation above and beyond winning.” -Pat Riley   To uncover the mentality of true champions, a recent scientific study was done by the Institute of Coaching and Performance at the University of Central Lancashire in the UK. Their results showed 3 things that all champions shared to reach their peak performance whether it was in sports or business. They were driven by an internal need to perform rather than any particular external goal like fame or fortune. The very best were never satisfied - no matter how fast they ran or how many accolades they won, they still wanted to push themselves to be better. Setbacks just made the highest achievers more determined to win. What are you willing to do to unleash the champion in you?

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What It Takes To Be An Entrepreneur

What It Takes To Be An Entrepreneur

Being an entrepreneur is both challenging and rewarding. Our society sometimes glamorizes entrepreneurs by talking about their easy and rich lifestyle of working a few hours when they want, in their home office, in their pajamas - a life of leisure if you will. I’m not saying that this couldn’t become the case eventually if that is what your dream is, but first you will need to be realistic and dedicated to work really hard and smart to make it happen. Entrepreneurship isn’t for everyone and that’s okay. I want to highlight 2 important things that I think you need as an entrepreneur to succeed: 1. Willing to take risks If you are seriously considering entrepreneurship, then you instinctively know that it is risky and yet it still appeals to you. You know that this may not work out, but you’re willing to give it everything you’ve got. In the past, you have been willing to try new things when others wouldn’t. You know that taking big chances has the potential to win big victories and this is exciting to you, not discouraging. You’ve taken other risks in your life that have worked out. (This shouldn’t be the first big…

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Book Of The Month – May

Book of the Month – May

I'm happy to announce my May Book of the Month book is The Go-Giver: A Little Story About A Powerful Business Idea co-written by Bob Burg and John David Mann. It's pages include an inspiring tale that brings new relevance to the proverb "give and you shall receive." I must let you know that this isn't a book to be skimmed over and to not be deceived by how short this book is. There are important principles taught that will hopefully lead to life changing conversations and actions. Even if you've already read this impactful book, it is a great one to pickup and read again. Book Summary The Go-Giver tells the story of an ambitious man name Joe who yearns for success. One day he seeks advice from a legendary consultant named Pindar. Over the next week, Pindar's friends share with Joe the Five Laws of Stratospheric Success and teach him how to open himself up to the power of giving. Joe learns how to change his focus from getting to giving by putting others' interests first and adding more value which ultimately leads to unexpected and huge returns. He also learns that genuinely successful companies and people know…

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