“Stop trying to hit the bloody ball!”

“Stop trying to hit the bloody ball!”

 

That was the advice my golf coach gave me this week. I was so focused on trying to hit the little white sphere, that all of my attention was going into *trying* to hit it.
Which meant that I wasn’t focusing on extending my arms correctly. I wasn’t focused on pivoting my hips, or following through with my swing. I wasn’t keeping my chin up, or dropping my right shoulder.
In short, I wasn’t doing the stuff that would have led to me successfully hitting the ball, because I was too busy “trying” to hit it.

It’s the same with business owners. They’re so busy worrying about how they’re going to make money, that they don’t focus on doing the things that would bring them money.
“I need to earn £100k this year” is no different to “I must hit the ball”.

When you take the right actions consistently, you get the results you want. But if you focus all of your energy on the result, and none on the technique, you’ll end up like one of my golf drives, skewing off into the trees, or plopping into a lake.

I need to stop trying to hit the ball, and start doing the stuff that will make me hit it.
You need to stop trying to make money, or grow your business, or lose weight, or be more present, or pass an exam, or learn a language, or get a promotion.

And start consistently doing the stuff that will get you there. The results are inevitable if you get the setup right.

ps. If you want to learn the “right stuff” to do, the One Percent Club doors open up again next month. You can jump on the VIP waiting list at http://www.bigidea.co.uk/opcc.

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