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How to Achieve GREATNESS!

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, March 27, 2019
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I wear a lot of hats: Mom, wife, motivational speaker, author, and wannabe tennis player – to name a few. And it was the method I used to help me improve my tennis game that helps me whenever I’m trying to get really good at anything.

Children learn by observing the behaviors of their parents – and then imitating that behavior. Interestingly, adults can learn in much the say way.  It’s called modeling.  I realized this a long time ago when I repeatedly watched a tennis training video promising to help me improve my game.  I just sat and WATCHED a great tennis player hit each ball perfectly, over and over and over again.  I watched each shot from many different angles. I watched sometimes for an hour at a time, many times per week, for several weeks.  And, just as promised, my tennis game improved.

Question: Who are you “watching?” Who are your role models? Who are you learning from – consciously or unconsciously? Whether it’s a sport, leadership, communication or parenting – find an expert and observe their behavior – a lot!

Now, gotta run.  There’s a tennis racket calling my name.

About the Author

Linda Larsen, CSP, CPAE is a Hall of Fame Speaker, professional actress, best-selling author and serious lover of doggies. Linda speaks at conferences and meetings around the world, helping people bring the very best version of themselves to life every day! To talk to Linda about how she can contribute to the success of your next event, call 941-927-4700. Or go to Book Linda Now!



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