The opening scenes of “Jerry Maguire” are forever imprinted in my minds eye. As the audience, we are shown a brief synopsis of Jerry’s life as a high powered Sports Agent who manages the careers of a multitude of big money athletes. He is at a convention of some kind with all of his fellow Sports Agents.
We enter a dream sequence. Jerry is jarred awake while dreaming with an epiphany of sorts as he raises this question in an internal dialogue. “Who had I become?
Crammed into a tent, just 1,500 feet from the summit of the world’s highest peak, Tom Whittaker and his climbing team wait for the skies to clear to complete their arduous expedition to the top of the world.
By now, the three mountaineers and two Sherpa climbers have already spent more than a month at or above 21,000 feet on the northeast ridge of Mount Everest, and the extreme conditions are taking their toll.
1. Use visual reminders of your goal
Develop visual reminders of your goal and the advantages you will experience when you reach it. The classic example is being able to afford something you’ve been yearning for. Get your photograph taken with that item (like your dream car or house) and place the photograph where you will see it daily.
2. Develop tiny steps