What are the signs of a Winning Spirit?

Growth,Mindset,Infographics,Or,Mind,Map,Sketch,On,Art,Paper,There are many pessimistic people in the world. They’re quick to complain, see only the negative in situations, and never seem satisfied. They live with a victim mentality and don’t want to take responsibility. It’s also common for them to criticize and tear others down. So, it’s unsurprising these people aren’t usually very successful.

Eventually, some people will realize they want more out of life and are ready to make changes. Instead, they’re prepared to let go of their pessimism and cultivate a winning spirit.

What does it mean to have a winning spirit? To some, it might mean coming in first place. But that’s not what this is about. Instead, it’s all about an attitude of excellence and the desire to learn and grow to create a life you love.

If you are ready to adopt a winning spirit, here are five traits to start building or enhance today…

1. Self-confidence & believing in yourself.

When it comes to a winning spirit, one of the most important characteristics is self-confidence. Self-confidence gives you the ability to trust yourself—the decisions you make, your skills, and more. It gives you the confidence to believe that you can achieve anything you put your mind to. It’ll help you take risks and pursue your goals, even if something feels scary or uncertain.

2. A positive mindset.

Every day, you get to choose your attitude, and positivity is a mindset you can adopt no matter what life throws your way. The ability to remain positive, especially in the face of adversity, will help you find the good in all situations instead of dwelling on the bad.

3. Growth mindset.

First, let me explain the opposite of a growth mindset—a fixed mindset. If you operate from a fixed mindset, you believe you are who you are, which will never change. It’s not exactly a mindset you can have if you want to have a winning spirit! Instead, you want a growth mindset—believing you are constantly growing and changing.

A growth mindset is an essential characteristic of a winning spirit because it allows you to be open to discovering yourself more each day. In doing this, you’ll start believing you are creating your life newly every day… and that’s exciting!

4. Taking action.

To have a winning spirit, you must be willing to act. You can’t just be a dreamer. Dreaming isn’t bad (heck, that’s how most incredible adventures, products, books, resources, etc. started – as a dream), but it alone isn’t enough to get you where you want to go. You must be willing to take action and put in the hard work and dedication necessary to make your dreams a reality. And that means even if you feel scared or uncertain!

5. Willingness to fail.

Yes, you read that right! And if you’re like most people, when you hear the word failure, you don’t think of it as a positive thing but a negative. But when you have a winning spirit, failure is a positive.

Zig Ziglar said, “failure is an event, not a person.” This means there is nothing wrong with YOU if you fail (and you have the confidence to know that); it’s the situation/thing (starting a new business, trying a different marketing approach, a failed relationship, etc.) that ‘failed.’ And now there’s room for improvement to do better next time.

Think about babies. They don’t just know how to walk. They learn how to walk with lots of failed attempts along the way. Be like a baby in that when you fail, learn from it, dust yourself off, get back up, and try again!

Final Thoughts

These five traits are a great starting point for creating a winning spirit. Whether you’re just getting started or have some of them down already, practicing them will help move you in the right direction.

Your Thoughts

How do you rate yourself regarding your winning spirit?    Do you engage in one or all five steps to increase your inner spirit?

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Discuss what it means to have a winning spirit.   These are five ideas, yet you can also personalize them to fit your way of incorporating a more vital inner spirit into your life.

Be well,

Pat
“To fully enjoy the ‘richness’ of our lives, we need to stop long enough to visit with ourselves.”
(Pat Brill)

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