We are in the throes of it now… one tournament after the next. So how’s your disposition during competition?
Here’s what Seth Godin says is necessary when in pursuit of a new venture, goal or project…
“Be willing to be bad at it before you are good at it.”
Yes, this is the best mindset when pursuing things of value.
During this part of the competitive season you are studying, preparing, writing, re-writing, and practicing. You have begun to collect ballots and learn where you rank compared to other competitors. It is critical to remind yourself of the VALUE of improving your communication skills.
Value the ACTIVITY
Value your COMMITMENT
Once you remember how important these things are then you will appreciate the up’s and down’s of your journey. You will be free to be ‘bad’ before being ‘good.’ And then, because you know how valuable your pursuit is, you will get BETTER.
Have a talk with yourself, and keep going! Remember the VALUE of good speaking skills.
During competition your disposition will make all the difference. Let it be a good one.