Mindset Lessons from the 2018 NCAA Tournament

 All the teams in the final 4. Men’s: Loyola IL vs. Michigan, Villanova vs. Kansas. Women’s: Louisville vs. Mississippi State and UCONN vs. Notre Dame. Clearly these teams emphasize consistent values and principles. They are prioritized over results. And clearly the results take care of themselves. Loyola biggest fan, Sister Jean, keeps the team motivated as…

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How to Regain Control of your Energy

 Think back to the moments leading up to a big game or performance. Think about the atmosphere in the locker room. Think about how people moved around. Before a competition or performance, you tend to see a lot of nervous energy. People become fidget and pace. They develop distinctive quirks and twitches They develop a tunnel…

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​What to Focus on When You play

 In competition, focus is best spent on the present moment- on actions. Thinking about past successes or failures will distract you from your mission. Your mission is whatever you have to do right now, not a few moments ago, not a few seconds from now, much less the end of the competition- but right NOW. Think…

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