A lot of people who’ve been in “the zone” here and there, come to believe that this feeling of flow is something that just happens to you – and you have no control over whether or not it takes place.
I believe you do have control over it. I believe you can direct it. Or at the very worst, dramatically increase the odds that it will happen more often.
Successful living is more about being “at cause” than being “the effect.”
A simple test to gauge yourself can be done using the 1-5 emotional scale.
Think of something you’re really good at, something you feel as if you’re in control of your performance.
On a scale from 1-5, how confident do you feel. If you answered ‘5’ – chances are excellent you are in the zone, you’re in flow, most of the time in that area.
If you answered between 1-3, you don’t feel in control much of the time. And if you answered 4, you have moments of flow but you’re not sure how to make
them happen over and over again.
Last week a friend showed me a video clip of a martial arts master throwing a tent spike into a milk carton from 25 yards away. He’d done this feat many
times before, but people thought it was faked in some way.
So this time he showed you the empty milk carton (one that holds a pint), then marched 25 yards away from it while talking casually.
He then looked at the target, threw a perfect strike at the carton and turned back around to say, “Like that” … BEFORE the spike even hit the carton. A moment later, the spike nailed the empty container and the master walked toward it to show how the spike went through it.
Yes, “like that.”
He’s so good at performing this task he only needs to throw the spike. He already knows it’s going to hit the target before he throws it. This is level 10 onfidence on a 1-5 scale. This is flow. This is the zone.
You don’t think you can enter the zone at will? Or you want to learn how – then you absolutely must grab a seat at my seminar next month in Clearwater, Florida.
It’s called The Flow for a reason.
We’re getting close to being sold out – and if you act immediately you’ll be sitting in the audience a few weeks from now, absorbing the know-how that can take you to the top.
“Believe what doesn’t seem possible and you’ll do what others believe incredible.”