Key to everyones future; whether it is spiritually, relationally, academically, athletically –
The NECESSARY FOCUS of everyone who wishes to be a “Professional ANYTHING” –
Tom Brady said –
“Can we win? That is determined by level of commitment and mental toughness
“. 1) Level of commitment
2) Mental Toughness
Without these, people are destined to live “In the land of average” (some people call it “The land of good enough” – which it isn’t)__________________________________________________
1) Faith – “GOD who gives life to the dead and calls things that are not as though they were” (Romans 4:17)
2) Compassion – Jesus wept – John 11:35 (tears break the yoke of bondage)
3) Mental Toughness – parable of the persistent widow (Luke 18:1-8 – When the son of man comes, will he find faith on the earth?)
What coach Jason Garrett told the Cowboys in his first preseason speech “Good thing for all of us to think about to make sure we focus on what matters and give it our priority attention. “Don’t listen to the noise,” he said. “Think Einstein listened to the noise? Think Martin Luther King listened to the noise? Be strong enough mentally and be strong enough physically to tune the distractions out.
BOTTOM LINE –
First things first.
80 / 20 Rule