The Failure Of Success In Sports

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One commonality among athletes is the belief that they are the best in the world in their respective sport. This type of mentality is the main reason sports are so competitive. Michael Jordan said that he didn 't think he was the greatest basketball player in the world, he just played like he was. Muhammad Ali told the world that he was the greatest before he proved it. Serena Williams dominates ladies tennis because she expects to win every time she steps on the court. Vince Lombardi underscored this philosophy when he said, Winning isn 't everything, it is the only thing. In sports the only metrics used to define success is winning championships. Anything short of achieving that goal is considered a failure. Many of the greatest coaches in sports were fired for not enough championships or win the big games. Bobby Bowden, the winningest coach in college football history, was forced to retire from Florida State when they stopped winning championships. Phillip Fulmer, former head coach at Tennessee won seventy-five percent of his games including a national title, but losing records against Florida, Georgia, and Alabama, ended his 35 year career at his alma …show more content…
A plan is your success guide that details where you are now and how you will manifest your vision. It is less formal as a business plan, but it does involves making today decisions that will plot your course of action tomorrow. Because planning is an ongoing process that takes time implement and certain chain of events will require alternate courses of actions. If you don’t plan your plan, success will remain a dream. More so, you reinforce to yourself that you are not in control of your future leaving it to chance. It is a personalized strategy that offers you both immediate motivation and lasting support for your goals. There are four simple parts to the planning development: assessment, commitment, feedback and

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