3 Amazing Ways a Coach Can Help You Overcome Fear, Doubt, and Failure (Or, Words of Wisdom from Batman’s Dad)
In the exceptionally badass movie Batman Begins, there is a scene where a young Bruce Wayne falls into a well and has to be rescued by his father. The elder Wayne pulls him out of the well and carries him into the house to care for his injuries. As Bruce is carried into the house by his father, Alfred the butler says, “Took quite a fall, didn’t we, Master Bruce?” To which Bruce’s father states,
“And why do we fall…? So we can learn to pick ourselves up.”
This quote is applicable to so many more people than just young billionaires who have stumbled into big holes. It’s true for anyone who has ever tried and failed. It’s for anyone who has reached for a goal and fallen short.
No one who has ever accomplished anything, whether it’s defeating The Joker, earning a promotion, or building an awe-inspiring physique, has ever done so without little failures along the way. But the little failures don’t have to mean long term defeat. In my One on One Coaching Program, my team can turn battles lost into wars won. Here are 3 ways a coach can help you overcome failure and accomplish your goals.
Process Over Results
If you’re constantly worrying about the end result in any given task you’re undertaking, you’re apt to get discouraged and quit when an obstacle lands in your path. For guys looking to get a competition-level body, that end goal can seem so far away when you start. If you get an injury or miss workouts or gain a few pounds of fat on a guys’ weekend, that ultimate body looks further away, and you start to feel like you’ll never get there.
Fortunately, a coach will help you focus on the process of building your body, not just the results. It truly is about the journey,
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