In this Sales Toolkit, Simon Hartley shares his insights on how to develop the characteristics you need to be successful in three simple steps.
Simon emphasizes the importance of having a growth mindset and developing the right characteristics to achieve success. He identifies three key steps that anyone can follow to cultivate these characteristics.
First, Simon suggests setting a clear and compelling goal that aligns with your values and passions. He explains how this can help to focus your energy and motivation and create a sense of purpose.
Second, he emphasizes the importance of developing a positive and resilient mindset that can help you to overcome challenges and setbacks. He provides practical advice on how to cultivate a growth-oriented mindset, such as reframing negative self-talk and focusing on progress rather than perfection.
Third, Simon proposes seeking out and learning from role models and mentors who embody the characteristics you want to develop. He explains how this can help you to gain insights and inspiration and accelerate your own personal and professional growth.
Key Takeaways from Simon Hartley:
- Most people do know what to do, but they just don’t do it. The gap between knowing and doing is being, and in order to do the stuff that we know we need to do, we need to be different, and that usually means that we have to work on our mindset.
- True confidence is grounded in evidence, and once we build our confidence, that fuels our motivation to be consistent and focused.
- In the 30 years Simon has been working with high-achieving sports teams and athletes, he has found that there’s more to being truly great than mindset and confidence. All the winning teams and athletes have certain characteristics that ensure they succeed, and anyone can develop these to ensure they succeed too.
Simon Hartley is one of the UK’s leading sports psychologists and performance coaches who have worked with multiple Olympians, Premier League football and championship-winning rugby teams as well as commercial organisations like G.E, NatWest, Sky, Siemens and more. Simon brings a unique understanding of elite sports across multiple disciplines to help CEOs and business executives to perform and lead with excellence.? He is an international speaker, and podcaster and has also written online courses as well as multiple books on teamwork, performance, and mindset.