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‘I like it tough’ – a mantra to guarantee success?

Posted by on Sep 10, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Over the past few weeks Britain has witnessed ambition, drive, determination, and achievement in abundance – The Olympics and Paralympics have given business owners a lot to think about. Athletes from across the globe have shown that a positive mindset brings results.  Take Paralympian Ellie Simmonds…

The inspirational Ellie Simmonds wins her fourth medal of the London 2012 Paralympic Games
Being interviewed after winning her fourth medal at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, Ellie was quizzed about how she felt when she found out that her biggest competitor had been given the same classification as her.  Ellie replied with genuine enthusiasm and a smile saying that she likes to work hard, that it pushed her to swim her best, and ‘I like it tough’.As a winner of 2 Gold medals, 1 silver medal and 1 bronze medal, Ellie’s drive and determination to succeed has certainly delivered.

I think ‘I like it tough’ has just become my new mantra!

What’s the mantra you adopt for your business?  And what results have you seen because of it?

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