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Kevin abdulrahman beyond the crisisPresentation Transcript
People People Surviving vs. thriving another. Some have been dented, others midst of a crisis. There are far too many When most people are focussed on completely wiped out ﬁnancially, some examples of this. One such example was staying put as a means of survival, those have even proﬁted from it. Either way, an article I read last month about a guy with vision pull through because they want you must stand tall. We have had a crisis, who spent two weeks writing a program to thrive when the things turn back up. but now we must move on. What if you for the IPhone. The downloadable program Those with a winning mind take action had lived between 1918 and 1945 where became a hit and resulted in this person on their knowledge in order to attain the vision they seek. Those with vision play a completely different ball game. They play “When most people let fear grip them, those the game in the moment but constantly who possess A Winning Mind are always at think and act based on their vision ahead. the forefront of things.” They learn to ask questions such as: • How can we be more prepared? many faced the crisis of World War I, the earning in excess of half a million dollars. • Where can we be better equipped? epidemic ﬂu, the great depression and Needless to say, he didn’t feel the need • How can our people have an edge? World War II? If this crisis has anyone you to continue his employment after that. • How can we better invest in developing know feeling down, then ask them how What interested me was that this person leadership within our organisatons? they would feel if they spent the best of had done so at a time when the majority • What support can we put in place? their life through those times? of people I see are complaining that • What actions are important for us to take unemployment is high and they ﬁnd it hard right now? to do business. These are the people that • What strategies could we develop? usually either don’t have a vision or their • How could we incorporate our strengths vision is merely a dream. Anyone with a to maximise our global network? vision would not be complaining. They • How can we work through would seek to get the answers they want. win - win partnerships? I would like to suggest that you always carry a coin with you. Label one side crisis, These are but a few of many questions and the other side opportunity. Whenever those with A Winning Mind would you are faced with a challenge, grab hold continually ask themselves. They not only of the coin. Whenever you least expectSeeing Through a Crisis look into, but right through their problems a challenge and when in most cases you when the majority are running away from least want challenges, grab hold of the them. When most people let fear grip coin. Either feel it, or look at it and remind them, those who possess A Winning Mind yourself about the two sides. Remind are always at the forefront of things. Those yourself of your vision, and ask how you with vision know that the best way to face could beneﬁt from any given situation. - An element of a Winning Mind fear is to hit it head on. Their vision makes When a winning individual or them fearless. organisation has a vision, they will dare to step out into the unknown as any leader would. They will dare to stand tall when Seeing yourself through the crisis the majority are hesitant. They will dare to Let’s face it; we are all faced with Every winning individual, team, organisation and athlete that has challenges that come in different shapes stand alone and lead by example. They will dare to lead from within and do what ever and sizes. Challenges are just part of the achieved greatness did so because of their vision. game. Those with vision know that the needs to be done to achieve that vision. Those with A Winning Mind know that A only time they will have no challenges the name of the game is moving forward. is when they seize to live. So whilst In any climate, those with A Winning winning mind be, a mere dream. Then there will be of an individual or an organisation they are alive, they choose to face Mind learn to cope and move forward knows that the others who will dream and talk about is in the fact that they can set and challenges knowing that it will make them accordingly, continuing on with their vision. road less travelled it. Unfortunately that’s all it will ever be, achieve their goals before most people stronger. They know that challenges are Kevin Abdulrahman Kevin Abdulrahman is The Man is ﬁlled with just talk. can even begin to imagine it. They opportunities to see whether they have - attaing a winning mind Inspiring Millions. He is an International challenges. This Vision is different. Vision has energy. see themselves winning. They see what it takes to make it through. Those Author of THE BOOK on Winning The is where vision Vision has direction. Vision brings about themselves crossing the ﬁnish line when with a winning mind know that their vision Game Of Life, a Keynote Speaker, Mind comes in. Unlike action and commitment. When you most people are arguing about where is being tested. Nutrition Expert, world class Mind Coach most people who Those with vision have faith in their to the elite and an in-demand Trainer. are put off by challenges, A Winning The whale in the room Mind focuses on the end reward even if “Vision is different. Vision has energy. Individuals and organisations lacking own abilities. Those with vision know that any crisis is a lesson to be learned from, Kevin helps organisations, universities, sports teams and individuals become it’s nowhere to be seen in that moment. Vision is the ability to see into the future Vision has direction. Vision brings about vision are shaken by adversities. Those not something to be driven by. globally competitive by developing A without vision and direction simply work before the majority do. Vision is your action and commitment.” hard and always wonder why and how is A coin always has two sides to it. When many choose to look at the one Winning Mind ■ GPS that will take you through to your it, that they are unable to achieve the end side that is going against them, those destination no matter how dark the possess vision, you develop a relentless to draw the start line. They are mentally reward they desire. committed to their vision do whatever they If you want to go to The Next Level, roads will be along the way. pursuit to do whatever needs to be ahead of the pack. They have got to I was thinking the other day, if have to do to get to the other side. They you can contact Kevin Abdulrahman Vision is more than just done to get to your end reward. Vision their end reward once in their mind, and ‘Financial Crisis was a brand, it would be go over it, around it, to the side of it and by visiting daydreaming. Daydreaming usually falls is the determination and laser focus to they will do it a second time in reality. bigger than Louis Vuitton.’ even through their challenges to see the www.TheManInspiringMillions.com or in the ‘would be nice to have and do’ see one’s self or organisation through After all, the mind can’t distinguish fact It sounds grim, but this is the reality of other side of the coin. email his team at category. There will be those who will a rough patch, always remembering from ﬁction (a reason why some of us life. Yes we had a ﬁnancial crisis. We have Those with A Winning Mind know info@MeetWithKevin.com dream. Unfortunately that’s all it will ever that, this too shall pass. 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