In his book The Next One Up Mindset: How To Prepare For The Unknown, mental performance coach Grant Parr shared that throughout much of his high school and collegiate football playing career he had the habit of writing the letters “P, C and F” on his taped wrist.
The letters stood for poised, confident and focused. These served as a constant reminder, whether he was a starter or riding the bench, that he shouldn’t lament what isn’t, nor should he get consumed with the chaos around him. Rather, he should remain entirely focused on being ready to do his best when his moment arrived.
Parr shares that insight with both his athlete and corporate clients. You might not be a starter or have the best professional situation. None of that, however, stands in the way of getting yourself ready so that when your moment arrives, you can deliver your best performance. Poised, Confident and Focused!
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