In this article, as you read I want you to pay attention – because what I’m going to talk about in this article, could affect the rest of your entire life.
For those of you who are into UFC, you already know the unthinkable happened. Undefeated middleweight champion Anderson Silva suffered his first loss in the ring.
In just a minute, I’ll come back to the link between Anderson Silva getting knocked out and the significance of this blog post.
Now, I want you to think for a second – I want you to remember a time when you felt unstoppable. This could be when you were playing a sport, in the middle of prayer, or maybe you were just doing well in school.
Any minute now, as you’re thinking of the time in which you felt totally powerful – you’ll start to feel different on the inside. You might feel a sense of calm come over you, or – maybe your breathing has even changed? Close your eyes – and you may even feel like you’re reliving the moment right now.
For me it was basketball. When I focus back on the times that I was playing basketball, these are the times when my focus was at its peak, and I was in my most creative state.
Whatever the situation is for you – you should be able to feel the power of that moment vibrating all through your body, right now!
This is what’s commonly referred to as being in a peak state. When your mind is in a peak state, your level of creativity is at its highest. It is during these peak states, that your focus allows you to do things that you typically would not be able to do.
Back to Anderson Silva…
For those of you who saw the fight, you already know the reason why Anderson Silva lost his first match. For those of you who don’t know, let me tell you really quickly.
Anderson Silva is one of the greatest fighters to ever grace the ring in the UFC i.e. (Ultimate Fighting Championship).
He’s so good, that for a long time, nobody ever believed that he’d get beat. However, last weekend he proved everyone wrong when he got knocked out by Chris Weidman.
The unfortunate part for Silva, was that he could have easily won the fight. Instead – he decided not to take his opponent seriously – and decided to taunt him for two rounds straight.
Well, during the second round, all of the taunting caught up with Silva, when he was caught square on the chin and eventually knocked out – therefore, losing his championship belt.
What’s the moral to this story?
The real moral to this story, is the critical importance of always staying in a peak mental state.
After you’ve become acclimated to doing something for so long, it tends to become routine.
Anderson Silva had beaten so many opponents with (relative ease), that it actually worked against him – which caused him to let his guard down.
If you want to win in life – especially, in business – you need to make it a habit of staying focused, and stepping into your power.
What is stepping into your power?
As we mentioned at the beginning of this article, when you think back to a time when you felt truly unstoppable – these are the moments that it’s imperative to embed the feelings of victory in your brain.
You’ll need these available to “trigger yourself back to power” during your moments of weakness.
Had Anderson Silva decided to handle business and stay serious, he more than likely would still be champion today. Unfortunately, while he was in the ring taunting his opponent – he wasn’t tapped into the power and peak mental state he’s used so many times in the past, and got knocked out.
So what it all boils down to is this – you can either stay on your A Game at all times, or face the potential of being exploited when your guard is down.
I say all that to say this:
For those of you who have goals and dreams of living well, eating well, and being well – you need to stay on your A Game and be ready for the punches that will inevitably come your way.
In the corporate world, that translates to layoffs and firings. It’s been said that nearly 80% of the entire workforce is only two paychecks away from disaster.
So you better have a plan B! As you realize that you are not on your A Game you’ll click this link, now – and prepare yourself for what could be right around the corner.
It’s always better to be safe than sorry. So, while you’re watching this video, I want you to tap back into the power that we discussed earlier – believing, that anything you put your mind to – YOU CAN DO!
NOW TAKE ACTION!
Believe in yourself! If you don’t, nobody else will…