4 Things you Can do to be the Serena of your Industry.
Despite the controversy in the final match, I was awed watching Serena Williams during her journey through the US Open. In the Quarter Finals both Serena and Rafa Nadal found themselves unexpectedly behind in the first couple of sets and yet… somehow, someway they were able to dig down into some far-reaching reservoir of talent and pull up their inner winner. How did they do that? And more importantly, “How can YOU do that in your industry?”
Here’s what I learned from watching Serena Williams and some of the other remarkable champions during the 2018 US Open.
1) They expect to win. – How many times do you go into a situation with a less then winning attitude. You may not go in thinking “gosh, I’m such a loser” But let’s face it, you often go in thinking… Well, this presentation, conversation, sale can go either way but I’m going to give it my best shot.” That is NOT a winning attitude. I know, we often fear that going in expecting to win, may seem “cocky” “arrogant” or “Unrealistic” that we might be “setting ourselves up for disappointment” If you are still saying/believing any of those things...