by Dana Cavalea April 22, 2017

Best advice I have received in a long time.

 

Had an outstanding lunch with a long time friend and client yesterday. This guy is such an all-star in his ability to simplify, strategize, and implement.

 

He has a way of thinking really big, while thinking really small.

 

An amazing oxymoron, but totally relevant.

 

When it comes to business, he has done extremely well, and his approach to business is how big can you get it, can you scale it, and most importantly, does it meet your lifestyle goals and plans?

 

Most people are not looking at lifestyle preference at all. They realize (or think) they will have to "Grind" and almost "Kill" themselves with poor lifestyle habits to "make it".. and if they do.. then they can enjoy it. (if they make it out alive).

 

That is what makes this man so amazing. Simple genius. His message to me was simple.

 

"Dana.. if that is what you want to do.. then why are you spending 90% of your time focused on things that do not matter? Why do you keep focusing on the 90% and your passion is the 10%.. you will never make it like that"...

 

He was so right. Even during our conversation, the conversation was focused on the 90% of what I was not passionate about, and 10% of what I was.. and the reality was this: I WAS THE ONE TAKING THE CONVERSATION THERE AS A DEFAULT...

 

It is amazing when we can be put on the spot by others and really get into our core, showing us what makes us tick. It is eye opening to see how our subconscious psychology is so dominant- even when our exterior psychology is showing something different.

 

Pretty cool actually once you dig in.

 

My message today is about you finding out where you are spending your 90% and is it on something you are passionate about and that moves your forward? or.. is it on something that is dragging you down, or a list of "to-dos" that have minimal influence on forward acceleration?

 

Key questions that need key answers. Get the answers fast.. and you can start putting out past fires so you can set the world on fire with your vision and passion.

 

LESSON: GET YOUR RATIO RIGHT 90% (of what you love) 10% ( of what you can hopefully delegate)... #likeapro

 

Dana Cavalea
Dana Cavalea

Dana Cavalea is the former Director of Strength and Conditioning & Performance of the New York Yankees. Currently, he is a High Performance Speaker & Consultant to Pro Athletes, Entrepreneurs, Business Executives, and Workforces on lifestyle strategies to reduce stress, improve work/life integration, and most importantly improve daily performance /outcomes. Book Dana to Speak at your Company Event or Conference Today!


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