Where NOT to look for potential.

“Your past is not your potential. In any hour you can choose to liberate the future.” Marilyn Ferguson Remember the movie “Groundhog Day”? That’s when Bill Murray’s character wakes up every morning and experiences the same day over and over again. His past equaled his future. Everything that happened to him yesterday happens to him again today. His life is utterly predictable. Fortunately our lives, endeavours and results...

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You’re never beaten until…

“You’re never beaten until you admit it.” George S. Patton When the British sprinter John Regis lined up at a Grand Prix meeting 200m start alongside Michael Johnson, Linford Christie and Namibia’s Frankie Frederiks, he figured he’d get 4th place. The starting gun sounded and 20 seconds later, Johnson had won and Regis finished behind Frederiks and Christie in 4th place. When he thought about it afterwards, he realized that he...

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Dale Earnhardt on Results.

“You win some, you lose some, you wreck some.” Dale Earnhardt When things go well, who gets the credit? When things go badly, who gets the blame? If you’re like most people, everyone gets the blame for the latter. Everyone from competitors, coaches, event organizers, equipment – even the weather! Accept the fact that you will not achieve the results you want all the time. Sometimes you will lose, and sometimes you will win. ...

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Clear minds allow clearer thinking.

“Concentration is the ability to think about absolutely nothing when it is absolutely necessary.” Ray Knight The most important gift you can give yourself is a clear mind… In order to perform well, stay on single track, stay upright in washing surf, you need to focus and concentrate. You can’t do this if your mind is cluttered. Mind clutter makes concentration difficult and your little inner voice is so powerful it can “talk”...

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