Focus Your Thinking and Energy Positively

“The amount of effort you put in is the amount of results you end up with.” – Catherine Pulsifer Like attracts like. If you’re sending out positive energy, you attract positive energy in return, and if you’re sending out negative energy, you tend to negative energy in return. Sounds simple enough, but where does the […]

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If You Want More Out of It, You Need to Put More into It

“Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.” – Winston Churchill Nothing happens by chance. In all areas of life, both business and personal, there’s a reason for everything that happens, and, as the old saying goes, you reap what you sow. Whatever it is you want to succeed in, […]

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High Quality Over Quantity

“Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.” – John Ruskin In sport, high quality efforts are over time going to be rewarded with high quality results. Sportspeople who make it to the top of their game are totally committed to becoming the best they can be, meaning they’re prepared […]

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Making Every Effort a Best Effort

“You are either on the wave or off the wave, you can’t be kinda on it.” – Laird Hamilton, big wave surfer Nobody gets to the top of their game without effort, but it’s not just effort on competition day that sorts the winners from the losers. In sport, far more time will be spent […]

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Positive Mental Attitude

“A positive attitude can really make dreams come true – it did for me.” – David Bailey Positive thoughts lead to positive actions, and positive actions lead to positive outcomes, but learning how to see things positively doesn’t mean wearing rose-tinted glasses. In fact, it means being able to see things exactly as they are. […]

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The Success Cycle

“To achieve great things, you have first to believe it.” – Arsene Wenger Not all training sessions go well, and not all competitions go your way. As the saying goes, you can’t win ’em all, but to be a champion athlete, you must approach each training session and every competition with a positive attitude and […]

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Think Like a Winner

“A man is but a product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.” – Mahatma Gandhi Setting yourself a goal is the first step towards turning that goal into a reality. Taking action becomes the next step, and the next, and the next… However, to get from where you are to where you want […]

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Action Steps

“There is only one proof of ability – action.” – Marie Ebner-Eschenbach Getting to the top in any sport is not an overnight process.  Athletes who become champions do so because they dedicate themselves to their sport and to becoming the best they can be. Achieving excellence is a process that can span years, so […]

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Getting Things Done

“Action is the foundational key to all success.” – Pablo Picasso No amount of planning can get you anywhere unless you take action on those plans. Successful people are doers. They think, they listen, they learn, and they do what needs to be done to get from where they are to where they want to […]

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Massive Action and Focused Action

“Many people fail in life, not for lack of ability or brains or even courage, but simply because they have never organised their energies around a goal.” – Elbert Hubbard Taking massive action is a well-promoted approach to achieving goals and getting things done, but is it the best approach? Well, it can be an […]

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