by Dana Cavalea May 10, 2018

Click Here to Hear Today's Podcast about Mo!

Hey Team!

Had a great day on the Golf Course yesterday with a few friends.

Good thing for the great company and the strong conversations.....

As my golf game was not much to speak of...

I go out and practice a few days per week....

Visualize my shots, my lines, my strokes....

But yesterday was a day of struggle!

On one of the holes...I told the fellas, "Be careful, there is water up ahead"...

To which my good friend, Kevin Wilson replied, "Don't mention it. Don't even think of it. Or else... you will end up in there... What you focus on is what happens!"...

Ah.. always fun to go out with other Coaches who keep you on top of your mindset game....

But one of the best Coaches I have ever head in regards to mindset is the Great, Legendary, #42. Mr. Sandman. The one, the only, Mariano Rivera.

Each night from the 5th-7th inning, I got to not only stretch him, but listen to his Sermons. Our nickname for MO was always "The Preacher"... 

Wherever he goes, he preaches.

A few night ago, I was watching MO do an interview with Brandon Steiner, and once again, the preaching started.

This time he was answering the question:

How did you do it for so many years?

His answer was tremendous.

FAITH. You can not see it. You can hear it. You have to have it and believe it is there.

And, for those who know MO, the faith he has in himself and his abilities is REAL.

Nobody can knock him off his course.

Whatever you do, you must BELIEVE.

If you are unable to believe, listen to your gut.

Maybe you are walking or running down the wrong path.

Do you feel convicted to do what you are doing?

Do you feel as if you were chosen rather than you choosing?

I have found it is difficult to have faith, and hear the messages when you are doing something for the wrong reason...

And doing something that may be perfect on paper... but is not your true calling.

That is the fastest way to get in a rut and never feel fulfilled. 

Life is too short to not do what you are meant to do.... to go where you passion is...

Follow your passion.

Follow your bliss.

It is amazing how many people I speak with who are doing things because of the prestige of it...

Because it sounds great...

It is great on the resume....

But there is no true love or passion for it....

The last thing you want to do is pick your head up in 20 years and realize you built the wrong thing...

I have been there... working to build out a franchise brand of training centers... and my passion was really not about building the business... but rather helping people find their way...

Eventually the business side took over the passion... and at that point I was left disengaged in what I thought was my passion...

This is also what allowed me to find my way....

Follow your gut.

Follow your bliss.

Your passion will never lead you astray. 

And remember... you must have FAITH in all that you do... 

You can't see it... but it is  there.

COACH DANA CAVALEA

Click here to listen to MO... (Start at minute 5)

 

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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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