7 Keys To Unlock Your Focus

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"I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward."—Thomas Edison

Exceptional performers distinguish between controllable and uncontrollable events.

In my senior year of high school, I was 22-4 as the #1 varsity singles player. However, my 4 losses were to the same player!

To cap it off, I lost to this "dude" in a local USTA event even before the season started.

I had what you call a "serious mental block." My focus was in the wrong place. And unfortunately, we don't always get a second chance, let alone a sixth!!

As a performance coach for many business leaders throughout the country, I find many well-intentioned "corporate athletes" often fall short of achieving their goals due to insufficient focus such as:

  • Focusing on events outside of one's control

  • Focusing on the wrong "to-do list"

  • Focusing on "passing the buck" of responsibility

  • Focusing on the past instead of the future and so on...

"Nobody beats Vitas Gerulaitis 17 times in a row."--ATP star Vitas Gerulaitis in a post-match conference after beating Jimmy Connors after Connors had beaten him 16 times in a row.

There is hope! Here are seven keys to unlock your focus so that you can routinely hit and exceed your most valuable goals:

Key #1: Dislodge your negative beliefs

Today is a new day. The past does not equal the future, nor does it define this moment.

Key #2: Focus on the controllables

What can you do today to make things better?

Key #3: Get paid by persistence

Exceptional performers refuse to be denied. So don't take no for an answer.

Key #4: Decide what's most important 

What's your big outcome? What's the #1 result you want to create?

Key #5: Take consistent, massive action

Many people have great ideas, but the universe rewards execution.

Key #6: Learn from every action 

Have a sense of flexibility. Like the world's best athletes and ballerinas, stay light on your feet.

Key #7: Remember, no problem is permanent 

In the champion's mind, there's always a solution. You just have to hunt for it. 

Which key will you use to unlock your leadership potential?

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