“Act as if you’re a great shooter,” she would instruct. “Act as if you love the drill. Act as if when you hit the deck it doesn’t hurt.” Negativity, even in the form of body language, was not tolerated.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/21/sports/ncaabasketball/21harvard.html (via garychou)

great article. definitely agree.

same goes for entrepreneurship and life in general - you’ve got to make things happen for yourself, and if you don’t believe (or trick your mind into believing) that you’re going to be successful, you never will.