#89: Why Your Next Opportunity Is Already In Jeopardy [WOYG Podcast]

July 2, 2016 #89: Why Your Next Opportunity Is Already In Jeopardy [WOYG Podcast]

I’ve made this mental mistake many times. As soon as things weren’t going perfectly in my current situation, I started thinking of what I could do next after this one was over. Little did I know, that bad habit wasn’t helping me progress; it was doing a lot more to hold me back.
Your next opportunity is always in jeopardy, simply because you’re looking at it before you actually have it. And taking your focus off the task at hand never improves your odds.
Remember these:
1. Your current opportunity IS the opportunity.
2. Your next opportunity is never guaranteed until you are there in it.
3. Your past performance indicates future performance. If you don’t perform here, what should we expect you to do there?

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