Mental preparation includes knowing you can adapt to any challenge that might happen during competition.
Olympic athletes use a long-term perspective with regards to goal setting while simultaneously planning for obstacles. They know how to push through the pain, keep focused on the goal and reach for the prize.
“The mark of a champion is the ability to win when things are not quite right.” Billie Jean King
The groups of people we interact with contribute the most to our mental outlook. It’s crucial to surround yourself with people who encourage, support, and challenge you to think bigger.
Things are the way they are because of the way you think – you will only get as far as you believe you can.
What do you do when it’s time to get your head in the game?
Awareness of your own mindset is an essential first step.
The trait that separates the good from the great, the highly successful from those just getting along, is their ability to think about themselves as successful.
Thinking big is a skill that can be learned – to read more about the impact of mindset on success and what you can do to start thinking bigger and achieving what you really dream about, read Michael Hyatt’s 8 page article Seven Steps to Thinking Bigger.
Think Bigger while answering:
What do you want to be known for?
What do you want to do?
What is possible?