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Warning Signs for the New Year: January 3

Did you sharpen up your resolutions since yesterday? It’s important to get those goals more definitive and specific. You want to be able to measure them and look back over time to see how you exactly measured up. It’s now the third day of January…

Are you keeping up to those goals? Have you shared your goals with folks? Well, there’s more warning signs you need to watch out for this month as you go after your goals. I am bringing you 31, one for each day of the month of January. So on to the next one! #31WarningSigns

DAY 3

Major Cause of Failure Number 3:

Lack of ambition to aim above mediocrity. We offer no hope for the person who is so indifferent as not to want to get ahead in life, and who is not willing to pay the price.

– Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich

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I remember my first year of coaching college soccer. I was the assistant to a guy who had started the program about two or three years prior to me getting there. The recruits he had brought in to make up his team had certain ambitions with the game of soccer.

As we got into the fitness part of the preseason, I noticed that there was indifference and mediocrity that not only abounded with the team that had been there, but it was contagious to the players that were incoming freshman.

As I was able to add to the conversation, a phrase came to mind for the ladies: “Don’t sulk in mediocrity.” I realized the price to pay to rise above was not worth leaving the comfort of mediocrity.

Don’t let indifference grab you and keep you down. Don’t be afraid to pay a little extra to go a little farther. When those New Year’s Resolutions are asking you to let up a little, don’t sulk there in mediocrity. #31WarningSigns

Tap into that ambition that asks more of you, but also draws you closer to where you want to go.

On with your day people! And remember…

Go. Grow. Give.

Day 4

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