Continuing our series How to Win Anything, before you even begin, I want to conclude with one of my most important ritual that I do before every BIG keynote presentation and speaking engagement.
So here are the half-dozen rituals I do, by routine, before every keynote presentation. Read More
Last week I discussed Michael Phelps’ Olympic Gold Medal winning strategy—preparation. To conclude our theme of winning, I promised to share with you the preparation strategies I use to help me perform under pressure and deliver my best in big game situations.
Let’s start with my pre-day routine. This routine ensures I am ready in spirit, body and mind every day I tackle the day. Read More
Let me tell you how to win anything, even before you begin.
I’ve learned in studying great performers—athletes, entertainers, artists, business leaders—that the difference between good performance and spectacular performance is in their preparation.
In fact, extraordinary performance is possible only through extraordinary preparation.
Most often the performance outcome has been decided before the performance even begins. Read More
Does the idea of your own death inspire you? Let me share a story of how it did for this one man:
Imagine waking up tomorrow morning, grabbing your cup of coffee, and opening up the newspaper to find your own obituary.
That’s exactly what happened to Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel in 1888.
Ludvig Nobel, Alfred’s brother, had passed away, but a French newspaper mistakenly thought it was Alfred. Read More
I love this time of the year as it provides us the space to reflect, assess and sketch the blueprints to make our New Year dreams come true.
As you do, I’d like to encourage you to dream bigger dreams and adopt the unstoppable achiever’s mindset.
To help you, let me tell you the story of a young boy starting out with a lot less than you have going for you right now. Read More