ven the most confident people fail as often as they succeed, if not more. Tony Robbins is the first to tell you that at one pointin his life he lost everything. Donald Trump publicly went bankrupt, not to mention countless others. Some are famous, andsome are probably in your backyard. It’s a tough economy and the most important thing you can do to creating “emotionalfitness” to survive all the curveballs life is throwing at you is to focus on your building your confidence.
not just about setting a goal; it’s about understanding the bar you set for your life. Can you leap over it? Or do you stepover it? Or worse, are you a professional limbo dancer?
ll kidding aside, it truly is about knowing with absolute certainty how high you want to set that bar. Think about DonaldTrump. When Donald was rebuilding his empire, did he set his goal to be a millionaire? No. He set his sights to be on top and be a billionaire again. Something most people never even dream about, and that’s ok—making ends meet for some of us is agreat bar too!
s Donald more confident than other people? Possibly. He certainly needed confidence in himself to make it happen the firsttime around, not to mention the second. The truth is, he probably was shaken and did lose some confidence in himself. But because he had done it before, he believed he could do it again. He didn’t lower his bar when the chips were done. He knewwhat to do, learned from his mistakes and took action.
ost truly confident people realize failure is an opportunity to learn and get better. They don’t use failure as a reason to deemthemselves incapable or subpar. It really is the simple things that make the difference.
ight for every inch, stay focused and you can do anything you want. But it starts with YOU. By making small changes, breaking up your routine, and tapping into the passion that’s been stagnant, you can finally create the life you deserve.