There are moments in life you will always remember.
Some of the worst memories are feelings of REGRET.
Regret is usually a by product of NOT confronting a powerful emotion: FEAR.
Don’t let fear, fear of rejection, fear of failure, fear of loosing create a long term memory: REGRET.
Who better to talk about fear than the great Sly Stallone? 2 classic clips giving his sons a hard hitting, Old School pep talk.
“The World Meets Nobody Halfway.”
You lost because you beat yourself, you let yourself get beat. I know you can do it, your a special kid, your my boy. Do you understand? But your also a spoiled rich brat whose always had everything done for him. Now it’s time to do for yourself Mike, you can do it. Because I’m telling you, the world meets nobody halfway. If you want it, you gotta take it. Go in there and try, I know you can win. But if you don’t, so what? So you loose? As long as you loose like a winner it doesn’t matter, because you did it with dignity. I’m telling you, if you don’t go in there, your going to regret it your whole life. I know you can do it. Come on, let’s get ’em!”
“Nobody can hit as hard as life! It’s not how hard you can hit, it’s as hard as you GET hit and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done….”