Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week. ~ George Bernard Shaw Do you want to take your life to the next level? If you do, then one of the most important things you can do is building the thinking habit.
I like to learn from top performers. I like to observe how they achieve their level of performance. From my observation, there is one characteristic that I notice again and again. It seems to be a common thread among them. It seems to be something that they all have.
A while back, I wrote about the mindset for overcoming a fear of failure. The mindset says that the regret of failing is less than the regret of not trying. Now I’d like to introduce you to a mindset that extends that. I call the mindset the experiment mindset.
Do you want to live your life to the fullest? If you do, then there is a big obstacle that you need to overcome. That obstacle is fear, and among the different kinds of fear, a major one is a fear of failure. Imagine putting a lot of effort into something but it doesn’t work. What you get in return is nowhere near your expectations. It wouldn’t feel good, would it?
Note: This post is written by Martin Hrnjak “Painkillers might ease symptoms temporarily, but unless treated from the core the problem will keep returning.” How often in life do we hide from whatever is bothering us? Maybe we are irritated all the time and respond badly to people asking us questions, maybe we are constantly in despair and don’t understand why dates never seem to work out, maybe we have a hard time finding a job; and instead of addressing the problem and facing the discomfort of looking at it in the eyes – we run, and hide.