Mandy Harvey performing her original song: "Try" on America's Got Talent. So many amazing lessons in this video.
We can always find something or someone else outside of ourselves to blame when things don’t turn out the way we want. But one of the most critical skills we can develop is the ownership mentality, where we look inward, not outward, to examine every possibility of how our thoughts, decisions, and actions impacted the outcome.
This young stud goes beyond persistence, determination, and a never-give-up-mentality. Watch the video to see one of the greatest examples of hard work we've ever seen.
"It doesn't matter how young or old you are or your age. You can achieve anything that you set your mind to...It requires discipline, hard work, determination, and most importantly it requires self-belief."
"Push yourself. Be your own coach. Make yourself feel uncomfortable. Believe in yourself. And know that if you do have dreams and goals, if they don't work out it's okay. It's not the end. It's not time to give up and be depressed. If you wanted to make it to the NFL, like me, well maybe you should become an agent, or a sports writer. Maybe you try to own the team instead of playing for the team." -Will Adams
Eric Thomas talks about taking advantage of the opportunity you have in front of you today. The problem, is most people look past the opportunity they have today because they see it as small. As weightless. As insignificant.