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Elite Minds: How Winners Think Differently to Create a Competitive Edge and Maximize Success by Dr. Stan Beecham

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Beliefs and Behaviors

There are three kinds of men. The ones that learn by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence themselves.

—WILL ROGERS

Belief is unconscious—it’s where what we hold true about ourselves resides. This is also our source of emotion. Though we do not consciously choose our emotional response to events, our emotional response is ultimately dictated by our belief system.

If your emotions are in charge, you will never fully know yourself, and you will never reach your potential in a performance environment. That said, the best way to improve your emotional state is to first ...

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