27 Mar Forget goals do this instead…
Back when I used to play basketball, at
the beginning of a season I would always
set a goal for my stats that year.
20 points, 10 rebounds, 5 blocks.
Oddly enough each time I did this I would
usually fall just under those numbers.
I’d average 19.7 points, 7 rebounds, and 2
Until I got to college.
College was the first time I was put under
a strict practicing regimen. It was called
Everyday we had to shoot at least 300
jumpers from various spots on the floor.
As well as 100 free throws.
This was my daily routine. Fast forward a
few years and I had been excluded from
playing as a result of loosing credits
because of a school transfer. (Damn
Regardless I stayed consistent with this
newly acquired practice routine and even
added in a few ball handling drills I’d
learned from the lead point guard.
As a result, while playing intramurals that
year my skills had jumped so much I was
averaging 34 points per game while the
closest person to those numbers
averaged only 21.
The key was in my routines, not my goals.
That’s when it dawned on me that the
missing link between most people’s goals
dreams and aspirations lie in their daily
routines or the lack there of.
So if you want to do it big in life focus on
your daily routines.