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Sports Motivation Podcast

Learn the strategies, systems and mindset needed to perform and dominate under pressure. The Sports Motivation Podcast is hosted by Former NFL Running Back Niyi Sobo. Here you'll learn how to master your emotions, specific methods for setting and reaching your goals, and how to develop the mindset of the worlds greatest athletes.
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Aug 12, 2016

What thoughts come to mind when you hear the word, "perfection"? It's a heavy word, and it carries expectations with it. Few benefits may come with being detail-oriented, but it's quite dangerous to consider yourself to be a "perfectionist". Tune in to this episode to find out why, and how you can overcome a lifestyle driven by this attitude. We're breaking it down to a science today, folks. Have a pen handy, and let's go!

Episode 77 Time Stamps:

(2:18) Special iTunes review shoutout to Dan Villarreal. I appreciate you and your support! 

(5:06) The portrayal of being a "perfectionist"

(6:10) A personal, NFL story on the New Orleans Saints

(9:00) Associating with pain or pleasure

(15:36) Attacking the perfectionist attitude

(15:53) 1: Understand the difference between high standards and perfectionism

(16:36) 2: Create a new standard; a new philosophy around failure/success/challenges

(18:18) 3: No longer associate yourself as a "perfectionist"

(18:54) 4: WRITE down every mistake you've ever made (that you can remember) | associate pleasure with your mistakes!

(23:41) 5: Praise yourself for your effort

(28:16) 6: Have a face-face conversation with your parents

(31:21) 7: Approach your goals/results as if you are a scientist | use the scientific method!

(35:07) MAJOR beliefs that have helped me through the years...

 

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