Next Swing

“The only thing you can control is your attitude towards the next shot.”  Mark McCumber


That is the secret to sales.  Land the deal?  Next.  Lose the deal?  Next.  Just move on to the next one no matter the outcome.

Yes, we learn from each attempt.  We make subtle adjustments to our grip and stance and swing based upon the continuous feedback, but the emotions from the last shot cannot carry over and influence the current one because golf (and life) are the ultimate Stoic games of controlling ourselves because we can’t control anything once we take our swing at the ball.