The questions we ask ourselves determine our lives. Our thoughts are nothing more than a continuous question-and-answer session we have with ourselves. Our lives - material, emotional, spiritual, and financial - are a direct reflection of our thoughts. Eighty-five percent of these thoughts are both habitual and unconscious. Meaning, we are asking and answering the exact same questions every day, usually in the same way over and over again.
This book will give you insight into the phenomenon of confidence by explaining what it is, where it comes from, when you can use it to your advantage, and how it is developed, strengthened and weakened. It will also prepare you to apply what you learn in real life, learning instinctively when to use each tool in your box, since no two situations are ever exactly the same.
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The mental game is everything. How you approach your life mentally - your attitude - will have more impact on your success than your physical tools and abilities. In life, there are many people on both sides of the achievement spectrum: Those who perform well above their means, and those who achieve well below what their "tools" would suggest. How each of these people approaches the game of life, mentally, is the reason for each success or failure. What I am going to do with this book is touch on all the issues.
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Here, you'll learn 55 people skills that need to become part of your communication arsenal starting now. Some, you may have been taught before. Some will be completely new to you. Some you may know about, but have forgotten to remember to use. Let this be your reminder. How soon can you start? How soon will you see results? How about the next time you communicate with a person!
Dre Baldwin shares motivational principles that will have you looking in the mirror and finding the drive from within. You will solidify the frame of mind you need, to be, do, and have what you want in your life.
Humans are social creatures; we share. Verbal communication played a significant role in all your biggest life achievements. The sexiest guy or girl you've dated. The most money you ever made. The happiest you've ever been. Didn't all of these come, in whole or in part, from some amount of conversation? Who are your best friends? Your closest relatives? And how did they become so close and important to you? From conversation!
Salespeople run this planet. Selling is the oldest and highest-paying profession in existence. Sellers control their results, have no limit on how much they can prosper, get paid for what they produce, and can generally get their way in life. Sounds like a great gig. So why are so many people averse to selling?
Worrying is for the weak. Worry is the habit of fearful people who seek something to stress about. Worry is misused energy that creates exactly what it focuses on. Focus on fear, stress, anxiety and unwanted outcomes, you get it. Worry is a self-fulfilling prophecy.
The mental game is the most important game you'll ever play. If you didn't know, you're already playing it. Hopefully, you knew that. It's hard to win a game you don't even know you're playing. This book is a primer to start your all-star career in the mental game.
Over the years I have compiled several guides and tips for players on how to get their careers started, what to expect on the way and once they are in the door, and how to handle themselves with the on- and off-court situations that come with it. Every guide comes from questions that players frequently ask me. This guidebook is a compilation of all of those guides and tips in one place for your quick and easy reference.
I have had the idea of writing a book for a while now, and the beauty of the Internet is that anyone can put their work out there - websites, workout videos, books - freely without having to navigate through the traditional gatekeepers of self-expression. The most important part of putting this out is your response; I know I can get a lot better at this writing thing, and your critiques will be my first step in doing so. What you are about to hear is my story as a basketball player - only as it pertains to basketball - from the time I began playing the game up to and through my college years.
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