Mastering Their Mental Game!
Mastering the mental game is the crucial difference between good and great, according to Lisa McLeod. The creator of the popular business concept “Noble Purpose” states that achieving excellence isn’t just mastering a skill set. It’s having a successful mindset. Mindset is what sets the 2% apart from everyone else. In her 10,000 hours of field observation she established that a person’s internal dialogue is the driving force behind their success and others respond to this internal dialogue whether they realise it or not.
When entering into a transaction, highly successful people keep their goals firmly in mind, unlike the person with an average mindset. McLeod’s study indicates that successful people, take the goals of the person they are dealing with into account. This successful mindset enabled these high achievers to establish a mutually beneficial relationship.
“Once your mindset changes, everything on the outside will change along with it.” ― Steve Maraboli
The Successful Mindset
Confidence is another aspect of the study that is crucial to developing a successful mindset. These individuals displayed little fear as plans or situations veered in a less optimal direction than the one they intended. Nonetheless, highly successful people tended to demonstrate a rather elevated confidence in their ability to solve any problem.
Instead of looking to others to solve their problems, successful people look at themselves. They see what they can do, rather than expecting others to provide a solution. These individuals envision success quite differently to the average person. They have a tendency to contribute their support in assisting others along their journey to succeed. Instead of seeing others as means to achieve their own goal, or as a dreaded obstacle, they embrace their passion and purpose whilst sharing their love with others.
“Problems cannot be solved with the same mind set that created them.” ― Albert Einstein
One of the most notable aspects or traits of the highly successful mindset, is the refusal to be defined by failures. Setbacks are viewed as stepping-stones or learning curves that must be endured in order to reach victory. As The Stanford University professor, Coral Dweck states in her studies, those with a growth mindset were far more likely to succeed because they were unafraid to embrace challenges that scared them. Successful people face their fears head on.
Finally, the mindset of successful people displays a sheer glow of optimism. Their belief that life can and will be so much better radiates through them in everything they do. Their optimistic spirit keeps both them and us enthusiastic as they divulge in deep pursuit of their dreams and goals.
“The mind is just like a muscle – the more you exercise it, the stronger it gets and the more it can expand.” ― Idowu Koyenikan