Cultivating Your Mental Game

By Carolyn Covey Morris, Founder and President, QMobius, Inc. A few years ago, I went to a breakfast to hear a motivational speaker and former CMO of a top global brand. His talk was boring, but by chance, I sat next to a mental trainer who works with top Olympic and professional athletes. He told me that 80 to 90 percent of an athlete’s success at each level is due to their mental game. The difference between a competent and an elite athlete is almost all mental.