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HOW YOU UNDERMINE YOURSELF DAILY, AND HOW TO CHANGE IT

On the eve of the 2016 Bledisloe Cup match Australian rugby coach Michael Cheika woke up to an uncomfortable surprise. There splashed on the front page of a national newspaper he saw himself dressed as a circus clown complete with a bright red nose.

There for millions of people to see.

In top level sport every small advantage counts and the teams and athletes that win have learned that success is won in the mind as much as from the body, if not more. Being undermined by your opposition is one thing but undermining yourself is another thing completely. What would you think if I said you’re probably undermining yourself every day

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