In today’s episode of The Edge we are going to talk about the importance of teaching your players, or the people you lead, with positive affirmations versus telling them what you don’t want them to do.
For the first part of this exercise I want you to just sit down for a few seconds and close your eyes.
Next, I don’t want you to imagine your team or yourself (if you’re a player) turning the basketball over.
Don’t turn it over!
Did you see what happened?
You imagined your team or yourself turning the basketball over.
Checkout today’s episode to learn why our brains work this way, and how teaching with positive affirmations can lead to the results that you want.