Mayur Gudka

I am THE BEST Small Business Growth Consultant in North Shore, MA.

Category: Personal Growth

4 Lessons to Remember Forever

One of my heroes is legendary basketball coach John Wooden. Below, I’m sharing just four of countless lessons Coach Wooden has taught me through his books.

  1. Foundation of success lies in industriousness with enthusiasm coupled with skill.
  2. Never be afraid to make mistakes. If you are not making mistakes, you are not doing anything.
  3. Young people need models, not critics.
  4. The purpose of criticism should be to correct, improve or change; never to humiliate or embarrass.

Hope you found some wisdom in these lessons as I did.

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Three Reasons I Fail

Every single time I have failed in life, it is only because of one of the following three reasons:

  1. I did not respect the process.
  2. I did not respect the results.
  3. I did not respect myself.

Let me elaborate on each of the points further for better understanding.

I did not respect the process

Achievement takes work. It’s a process. Often times the shortcuts are going through the entire process in the right manner. In my experience, when I try to cut corners in the process, the process doesn’t seem to work and I don’t get my intended results.

I did not respect the results

Other times I fail because, I don’t believe the results are worth the time and effort. And as soon as I make that decision, I give up on the process automatically thus never bring the goal to fruition.

I don’t respect myself

This is a self-image issue. Thankfully, this has not been the reason majority of the times I have failed. In other words, I don’t think I am deserving enough to achieve the results and thus sabotage my own efforts (almost always unknowingly).

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