Scenario: "Dude, I'm so out of it. I cannot go on. I'm going to give up. Ahh!"
Imagine chubby Teddy running the marathon.
- He's 10 miles from the finish line.
- He feels tired, depressed, crazed, and alone.
- No one cheers for him. Instead, they point.
- "I want to quit!" he screams silently. "How can I possibly continue?!"
- You're his coach.
- You're deaf.
- (i.e. You can't speak to him.)
How would you boost his confidence to continue running?
- Give him a thumbs up.
- Send him a note: "Be your biggest cheerleader, playa."
Did ya answer (b)? If so, yay for your behind. When you're down-and-out, and lack that mutha-!@#$%^ confidence to continue building your business, just use this deliciously sexy tip that always (always!) come in handy for us: Become your biggest cheerleader. It's simple, useful, and non-trendy. Here's how.
How to Become Your Biggest Cheerleader
You know that voice inside of you when you're lacking motivation?
- That thing's telling you: "Hey...you suck."
Now, you probably don't realize this -- but that inner-voice has the same effect on you as an overbearing teacher, a crazy boss, or Lindsay Lohan. That inner-voice is like another person -- albeit: super-negative -- living inside of you, draining your motivation like crrraaazzzy. The solution when you're down-and-out and need a quick confidence booster?
- First to that hater inside of you: Knock him the !@#$ out.
- Now imagine a team of 20 cheesy cheerleaders all-around-you, cheering you.
- Act accordingly.
(Note: Cheerleaders can be anybody -- e.g. random fans, parents, family, best buddies, actual cheerleaders, etc.) What happens? Subconsciously, your mind starts hearing your very-own-personal team of cheerleaders chanting:
- "Let's go Billy. Let's go!"
- "Yeah, you can do it, Billy! We know you can!"
- "B-i-l-l-y. What does that spell? Billy!"
- "Hey you! Yeah you! We believe in you!"
- "You can do this, Billy, you mutha-!@#$%^ badass who eats meatloaf for breakfast. Yeah you!"
With positive-thinking from all dimensions, your mind starts boosting your confidence immediately. That's according to a study by Harvard University's Bacca Levy; when you surround yourself with positive associations, you start kicking-ass-and-taking-names. You team of cheerleaders: one of sweetest tools in your arsenal you'll ever have. We promise.
"Where my cheerleaders at?!"
Posted on March 22
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