Athletes train and they train rigorously. They have to do so if they are to perform at levels that are needed to win. After all, their opponents are training too.
So you might ask, why don’t the rest of us train? Not physically, like athletes, but mentally and emotionally? Why don’t we work on getting more out of our minds?
Jim Loehr says that we should in order to be more engaged. And he coaches CEO’s to engage and rest in better cycles. All well and good. But what about stress training? Training for handling the tensions that will come up? To get a sense of what some people do, check out Tony Robbins’ morning ritual.
This might be more than you want to do. But you get the idea. He is stressing his body first thing. I think he may be onto something.