Be the guy that only has to be told something once and that does his best to make that adjustment immediately. Sometimes it can be difficult to make adjustments that the coach is asking you to make because it feels awkward or different than what you are used to. This is natural. When you show the coach that you are willing to listen and that you want to learn, you will help yourself and you will help your team.
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…In all you do. Expect excellence from yourself and do what it takes to consistently achieve your goals. Be ruthless about being a great teammate and a great person. Be ruthless about being the best student you can be day in and day out. Be ruthless about your work ethic and
perfecting your craft. Be ruthless in your commitment to your team and to your baseball and life journey.
What did you eat for breakfast TODAY
Breakfast is one of the first choices of the day. Do you want to high five your body with something optimal, healthy, and delicious, or do you want to slap it across the face with something that simply tastes good? Research different food options to make champion choices for breakfast. It all counts.
Use it as a reason, not as an excuse
We all deal with bad situations as well as results, ALL OF US. It is not just you that is having a difficult time with what you are going through, whether it be struggling at the plate, or having trouble with one of the important relationships in your life.
Once we realize that everything will always be ok as long as we have a champion attitude, then we begin to use the negative that occurs in our life as a catalyst to spark positive change. When we dwell on situations we make excuses, when we stand up, act like a champion, and use what is happening as a reason to do something positive then we begin change the world around us one day at a time.