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Great Changes Ezine #10: Mastering Your Best Shots in 2012!
March 02, 2012
Encouraging Changes You Desire
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Issue #10: March 2, 2012
Why do so few people REALLY MASTER what they do? Since much focus is on the Masters in Augusta this month, this article discusses how you can learn to master taking your best shots in business, your career, and your personal life.
Please Note: People often wonder why a business coach, such as me, often helps people with their personal lives. It's simply because challenges in one's personal life greatly affect their business life, and vice versa.
fell apart, and so did his golf game.
PASSION: All pro golfers have passion for the game. And truly successful business people have passion for what they do as well.
If you're stuck in business doing something you don't like, change your attitude, or change what you do!
PREPARATION: Tiger Woods started playing golf at age 2. To truly do our best, we must REALLY prepare, prepare, prepare. It's been said that it takes about 10,000 hours of solid experience to MASTER a skill. It's not just physical conditioning that's important in golf; mental conditioning is often even more important - in golf, business, and life in general.
Learning to deal with unexpected challenges and opportunities quickly and methodically will usually make a big difference in the potential outcome: between a terrible disaster or a HUGE SUCCESS.
SIZE THINGS UP: Ever seen a pro golfer take a shot (other than a 6" putt) without considerable thought? Smart business people analyze many business options before making significant decisions to take action, as well.
HAVE SOMEONE "WATCH YOUR BACK": The best golfers have amazing caddies. And successful business people all have business coaches, consultants and/or others who give guidance, encouragement and much, much more.
STAY STRONG AND RESILIENT: Of course, even the best golf players go into slumps from time to time. But they often bounce back stronger than ever. In business, the same thing applies. No one always succeeds but, in baseball, hitting .300 means you're "failing" 70% of the time. Not bad.
CONCLUSION: Mastering your best shots takes a lot of commitment, work and time. And help from people you trust! Most people don't ever really master what they do, but there's really only one thing stopping them:
T H E M S E L V E S!
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