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Achievers and Non-achievers

April 20, 2012 by  
Filed under Make Up, Mental Side

“Achievers” in the game of baseball know that there will be times when they will go backwards in terms of their

Consistent achievers in the game rarely focus on the steps backwards. They focus on the successes.

success in a particular area of the game.  Tweaking a swing, learning new pitches, and moving up a level often bring

about setbacks until adjustments are made.  However, “achievers” recognize all this as part of the up and down process that ultimately leads to success.  They accept the fact that little successes over time turn into big things.  “Non-achievers” in the game go through these same ups and downs but their reaction to them is often completely different.  “Achievers” experience the ups and downs but focus on the success that will come in the end if they keep plugging on and keep the faith.  “Non-achievers” tend to panic every time there is a setback and focus too much emotional energy on the little things that are going wrong.

If you or someone you know is not playing up to ability and/or has a hard time getting over setbacks, they may need to adjust which part of the ups and downs they are focusing on.


2 Responses to “Achievers and Non-achievers”
  1. Coach Bob says:

    Good one Coach. Not sure if you’ve caught my posts on HSBBW or my blog wherein I talk about doing “skull” sessions with my team this year but this one will be a perfect subject to cover.

    • Thanks for taking the time to comment! Sorry it took me so much time to reply. I was having problems with the entire comment section. What is your blog site? I’d love to see it. I’m sure others would as well.

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