How to take risks when all you have is one last shot to make it big.
Most people think of the heart pounding key moments that make a big difference and forget about the million small failures that happened along the way.
Kris Jenkins missed 1000 jump shots in his college career. The one that needed to go in went in.
Many of us are too scared to take the final shot. We are hoping someone else will call for the ball.
Call for the ball.
Kris called for the ball.
Take the shot.
What if you miss?
Michael Jordan claims to have missed the most game winning shots.
Jordan thinks his team’s would have won more games if others were willing to take the winning shot.
Many games come down to the final shot.
Most of the shots don’t go in.
You only need ONE shot to go in and you are a hero.
You may miss 1000 times.
Missed shots are feedback.
Missing the shot takes courage.
Back to the drawing board.
What is the shot you need to be taking?
Is it starting a business?
Asking the girl to dance?
Asking the guy to coffee?
Taking the job?
Asking for the job?
Most of us are average at most things.
There is one thing, one niche, that only can be served by you.
That is your shot to take.
You will make that shot more than most.
Michael Jordan is an average baseball player.
Average NBA executive.
You can’t be great at everything.
What is your one thing?
Take that shot.