The world is filled with critics. Naysayers. Negative Nellies.
Our head is filled with voices. Critics. Naysayers. Negative Nellies.
Which is worse for you? External or internal?
A so called “expert” critic said of Vince Lombardi: “He possesses minimal football knowledge and lacks motivation.”
Michael Jordan and Robert Joseph “Bob” Cousy were both cut from their high school basketball teams.
Babe Ruth is famous for his home run record, but for decades he also held the record for strikeouts. He hit 714 home runs and struck out 1,330 times in his career.
Stan Smith was rejected as a ball boy for a Davis Cup tennis match because he was “too awkward and clumsy.” He went on to win Wimbledon and the U. S. Open… and eight Davis Cups.
Tom Landry, Chuck Noll, Bill Walsh, and Jimmy Johnson share the distinction of having one of the worst records of first-season head coaches. They also accounted for 11 of the 19 Super Bowl victories from 1974 to 1993.
You need an answer to the critics… external and internal.
How about, “Shut up!”