The 2018 World Cup is in full swing. If you haven’t caught any yet, you can stream the last few games here on Telemundo.
The world’s best players are out: Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar – unable to mesh with their national team, unable to pull those teams ahead on their own.
England’s national team, once a soccer powerhouse and the inventors of ‘football,’ has had abysmal international performance since 1996.
Apparently a missed shootout in 1996 has cursed the national team ever since.
Complicating the matter, that failed kicker from 1996 is now the head coach of England’s 2018 World Cup team.
Gareth Southgate isn’t letting his past failures define him. Instead he is using this as a stepping stone to teach his team about mindset and stretching past their comfort zone.
Persuasion is all about changing minds for better outcomes.
A friend recently asked how she could improve her own soccer performance. She felt that her skills were deteriorating and in need of a boost.
Here were my seven suggestions, based on self-persuasion.