3 Lessons Martial Arts Teaches You About Starting a Company
Although MMA fighters are in a cage by themselves, a team of highly specialized professionals -- from massage therapists to sparring partners -- is essential for them to succeed in the ring.
In business, you need a team similar to an MMA outfit -- one comprised of people who can see things you can’t and make you strong where you are weak.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
How you breathe will dictate everything from the type of athlete you are, to how you sleep, to how your body feels and looks.
At the core of breathing is connecting with our core. Our breath does not originate in our lungs or in our chests, but from deep within.
Being proficient at anything at full speed takes the willingness and patience to first go slowly, literally and figuratively.
Any professional athlete will tell you that the ritualistic nature of slowing down your craft is the key to success in that craft. You have to walk before you can run.
Words inspire, words inform, and words can destroy - if we let them.
The martial arts will teach you not to react to other’s problems, but to pay attention to your own. Learn not to react to words that are meant for harm.
We've all been there when where you are on the verge of throwing in the towel – perhaps just 5 minutes before class ends or in the middle of the most intense part of training.
As time went by, you probably realized that you could actually keep going, especially when you set your mind to it.
Like almost everything else in life, there are different variations to certain techniques, which ultimately lead to the same outcome.
Understand that everyone has his or her own way of achieving a similar goal or outcome.
... as you might initially think.
You will also find yourself in situations where you basically get overcome by others – even when you initially felt like you had the upper hand.
No one is truly invincible, so it helps to always be humble and learn from everyone you train with.