In the book, The Ultimate Guide to Mental Toughness, Daniel Teitelbaum shares a simple exercise from sports psychology called PowerTalking to improve your focus and improve your performance under pressure.
Mental toughness is the ability to keep picking yourself up no matter what life hits you with – to keep marching steadily forward to achieve the specific victories you have made up your mind you are going to make happen.
At the foundation of the Win/Win paradigm is character. In the book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey walks us through the 3 character traits of the Win/Win agreement. There are 3 character traits essential to Win/Win: integrity, maturity, and an Abundance Mentality.
Are you a Fire Starter? Fire Starters bring ideas to life. What if the Fire Starter in you is strong and it’s only you or your schedule holding you back?
Don’t just say you have read books. Show that through them you have learned to think better, to be a more discriminating and reflective person. Books are the training weights of the mind. They are very helpful but it would be a bad mistake to suppose that one has made progress simply by having internalized their contents.
In the book, The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness, Stephen Covey shares how we can close the execution gap and vastly improve our ability to focus on and execute our top priorities. We can do so, by making it a habit to focus on the “wildly important” versus the “merely important.”