Are you fully in the GAME?

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Are you doing business like the CANUCKS or the OILERS?

On the day of the BIG game between the Canucks and Boston, I would like to ask you how passionate are you about winning in your business?

TWO teams will step out onto the ice tonight and will give it their all for the full duration of the game and any OT that may come up as well. They will put their hearts into winning not just for themselves but for the thousands of fans that love and support them.

No one player will win the cup for the Canucks, it will be a team effort… who are you surrounding yourself with in your business? Are they superstars at what they do and can they get your business into the winners circle? The way you raise your game is by playing and hanging out with champions! Do you have a strong team?

Are you playing full out in your business to win or are you sometimes not even in the game and sitting on the side lines? Sitting and watching is not going to get you where you want to be… you have to get up and get back at it no matter what challenges come your way. You may say that this is easier said than done. Yet, by not playing you have no chance of winning.

Like Wayne Gretzky said, “You cannot count the goals for the shots you never took!”

You can be like the OILERS out enjoying your summer and golfing early, but that does not get you to raising the trophy and being a winner!

If the Canucks do not give it their 150% for the entire game tonight they will most likely come out on the losers end… is this what you want for your business?

Treat your business like a hockey game and get on the ice and play hard for the full duration of your business day… do not let challenges throw you off, and ask yourself why the challenges are coming up and what you can LEARN FROM THEM. You need to make decisions that will move you forward and keep you in the game and most of all focus on the REWARD and not the PENALTY.

What you focus on shows up!!! Focus on the REWARD and WINNING.

Remember, in life there are only RIGHT/GOOD and LEARNING not WRONG/BAD. When you look at everything and ask yourself what am I meant to learn from this experience and you will really start to see how there is positive in everything.

Make a decision today to start playing full-out in your business for the full duration and when you get to the winners circle and raise that trophy… play even harder the next day.


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Author: Colin Sprake is the CEO of Make Your Mark, a Canadian company of live seminars, online entrepreneur academy and live accountability groups that have helped 10,000’s of Entrepreneurs achieve rapid results in small business growth and development. Colin is a best-selling author of ‘Entrepreneur Success Recipe’ and trains for BMO, Sun Life Financial, Scotia Bank, T.D. Bank and lives by the tagline Business With Soul – putting heart back into business!