Beliefs:Foundation

This is a little long, but I think you’ll like the message.

Believe You Can

A young man fell asleep during math class.  He woke up as the bell rang, looked at the blackboard, and copied down the two problems that were there.  He assumed they were the homework for the night.  He went home and labored the rest of the afternoon and into the evening knowing if he didn’t complete the work he would surely fail the class.

He couldn’t figure out either one but he kept trying for the rest of the week.  Finally, he got the answer to one and brought it to class.  The teacher was absolutely stunned.  The boy feared he had done too little, too late.  It turned out the problem he solved was supposedly unsolvable.

How did he do it?  He was able to do what was thought to be impossible because he believed it was possible.  He not only believed it was possible, he believed that if he didn’t solve it he would fail the class.  Had he known the problem was unsolvable he could never have done it.  Wouldn’t have started to try to solve it.

Beliefs are the commanders of our brain.  When we believe something is true, we literally go into the state of its being true.  Handled effectively, beliefs can be the most powerful forces for creating good in our lives.

The Birth of Excellence

Beliefs control our destiny: The belief we have in ourselves…the belief we have in our clients…the belief others have in us.  The birth of excellence begins with the awareness that our beliefs are a choice.

Beliefs are the compass and map that guide us to our goals.  Believe you can do something, or believe you can’tand you’ll be right every time.

(The source for this article is unknown. I’ve had things like this in my “manual” for 40+ years. Still rings true doesn’t it.)

 

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