I have always been intrigued by the fact that some people can achieve higher performance levels than others. I know that at a base level we are all intrinsically equal. But why is it that some business people and sportsmen can reach unique heights?
I grew up watching Formula 1, where drivers such as Ayrton Senna and Michael Schumacher displayed incredible performances. I was in awe as I watched Kelly Slater win 11 World Titles. As I completed my studies and started to delve deeper into business I observed and tried to learn from Steve Jobs, Jorge Paulo Lemman, and DeRose. The commonality was above average results.
As time passed, my professional and sporting experience expanded, and I realized that there was "something special" about the most successful people. As I grew more successful, I was lucky to have experience with many successful people from whom I learned, almost by osmosis, a series of lessons. I learned a lot by reading their biographies. All this knowledge was augmented and expanded as I practiced and benefited from the DeROSE Method.
Through all the accumulated experience and lessons, I was able to become an accomplished professional. Consequently, when I started to give lectures and teach courses, many people asked me how I could manage so many activities. How did I have such success while maintaining a fulfilling personal life? It was because of these questions and to share these insights that I created the courses "High Performance Method" and "10 Attitudes for High Performance". As I gained more insights, I also wrote text such as the one you are reading now.
In short, what I concluded was that while we all have similar potential, it is the inner attitude and the attitude towards what you face that will push you above the average. We can observe that, for example for high performance athletes, the physical and technical training is extraordinary. Amongst business people, the intellectual training is very intense. But the competitive advantage for all lies in the emotional and mental training of the individual. The training which consistently forms a differentiated inner attitude that ensures above-average (or extraordinary) results.
As a result, I have collated a list of the main actions and attitudes that we must develop to achieve High Performance. The more of these elements that are present, the better the results.
- Focus and concentration;
- Creation of archetypes;
- Personal motivation;
- Mental and emotional Mastery;
- The Cumulative factor;
- The Associative factor.
I hope that this text can be a useful resource for you to find the path that will lead you to the accomplishments of your dreams.