Daksha Patel 
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Posts tagged “Goals”

“The Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with One Step” – Lao Tzu 
Although this quote talks about journeys, which can be long or short, it can also be applied to goals, tasks and activities. When you think about it, they all require taking that first step, no matter how big or small. If you don’t take that first step, then it’s unlikely that you will accomplish what you set out to do. 
The first step you take doesn’t have to be complex or difficult. In fact, the simpler it is the more likely you are to take it. If it’s simple, it takes less willpower, motivation and energy. 
The most important factor that will determine what makes you 'good' and what makes you 'excel' is your mindset. This was the key message from Sally Gunnell who spoke at the This Girl Can event I attended at Derbyshire cricket ground in April 2017. 
Mindset is the one thing that will determine whether you succeed in your professional or personal life. If you are serious about succeeding in any area of your life, you must learn to master your mindset. The gap between being good and excelling at what you do consists of many facets. The following 5 factors were key aspects of Sally’s talk.