Imagine two equally skilled athletes. Which one do you think scores more: the one who shoots three times or 30 times? What if I told you that most people behave like the athlete who shot only 3 times? Very often people value outcomes: the grades, the promotion and the recognition. In this case you can only be happy if you get exactly or more than you expected. Otherwise you will be unhappy. If you value the process you will enjoy reading the books, discussing the material with buddies, thinking the concepts through and working on the proposal. Before the person who only thinks about the outcome has even had one shot at happiness the process focused person with a growth mindset has already enjoyed several moments of happiness. Don’t limit your opportunities for happiness by focusing only on outcomes. Enjoy the ride.
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