He’s a fierce competitor, one of my personal favorite NBA players who simply BELIEVES he is the best at what it does.
He’s Draymond Green, an NBA Champion, and who is perhaps one of the best at what he does.
Tonight Green and his Golden State Warriors play game one of the NBA Championship against my hometown Toronto Raptors. The Warriors are heavy favorites – but so what – I still want the Toronto to win.
However, something Green Said during a press conference caught my attention. He talked about how believing is so important – that you have to believe you are the best – it’s the most important ingredient to succeeding and that you have to believe you are the best before you can succeed – otherwise you’ve failed already. He Believes he’s the best and it forces him to play at his best each and every day. Here’s what he said:
“If you’re trying to do something meaningful, if you don’t have the mindset that you are the best ever then you’ve failed already. So if you don’t have the mindset that you’re the best [at what you want to do] ever then you already failed. And that has been my mindset since I can remember. That will be my mindset as long as I can remember anything – that I am the best ever at what I do. And every day that I step on the basketball floor I will strive to be that. But my mindset will be as such as I am the best to do what I do. And that will give me a shot at being the best. But before you can ever reach anything you have to believe it. You don’t just mistakenly become great at something and then you start to believe ‘Oh man, I’m great at that!’ No, you believed that before and you worked to get that. So I always believe that and I work every day to reach that.” – Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors
Believe in you, Believe you can, Believe you are the best at what you do and at what you want to do – then you’ll take the right actions and to the right things to make sure you succeed
Champions believe they can and that’s why they’re champions- it all starts with believing – So Believe
Go Raptors 🙂