On a Sunday during this seasons NFL playoffs, I went to a friend’s house to watch the Texans/Ravens Football Game. I had no intention of staying to watch my beloved Giants play the Green Bay Packers because of my friends negative approach to the game based on “reality”.
My friend is a Giants fan also. However he said there is no way they will win. I on the other hand envisioned the Giants winning and so did the Giants players. Vision is the first trait of great sellers and leaders in the CEO Best Selling book Lead, Sell or Get Out of the Way!
What the Giants players did was envision themselves walking off the field as winners. They held that vision and every day certain actions came to mind on what they needed to do turn that vision into reality.
Reality is not what anyone says. It starts with how you think. If you think you won’t win, your actions will produce your self-fulfilling prophecy. If you envision yourself winning, are committed to it and you are constantly holding that vision, the answers will come to you on how to do it. (more…)