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How Michael Phelps Won 23 Gold Medals - Visualize Success

What do you want today?

Are you willing to try something different – something proven to work?

It helped Michael Phelps win 23 Olympic gold medals.

It also helped one of my clients get $30,000 in funding in 20 minutes.

The tool? Visualization.

The key: your brain cannot tell the difference between you imagining a result and it happening.

When you visualize you are training your brain to perform at its best.

You have imagined the worst millions of times, right – perhaps already today?

Now imagine the best – rehearse great outcomes, as Michael did.

He trained his brain for success. He visualized. The more vividly you “see” your ideal life, the better.

His coach told him to run a movie in his mind, to see himself swimming events – feeling each stroke.

Michael “played the movie” daily before sleeping and when he woke up - the best times for brain training.

This is how everything is created. It is first a thought – then you imagine it, feel it, and finally you create it.

The more excited you feel and the more you see your goal accomplished, just like Michael, the faster it comes.

Ready for your own version of Olympic gold? Here’s how to program your brain for success:

Right before you go to sleep relax and run your success movie; see what you want, and feel it happening now.

For example, if you want a certain amount in savings, see it in your account, feel prosperous now.

If you want to improve or create a relationship, feel joyful, see both of you happy together.

This will program your mind for the best results throughout the day; you will be the best version of yourself.

At work: (This is what my client did – go Sharon – to get $30,000 in funding)

Right before a key meeting, close your eyes for one minute – see and feel the result you want:

- Feel happy and excited, keep seeing and feeling the perfect end of the meeting = everyone happy.

- Your subconscious will help you with the “how,” the details. Just imagine the end you want.

In Sharon’s case she felt and saw herself saying “thank you” for the $30,000 during her 1-minute visualization.

At the end of the meeting the project sponsor gave her the $30,000 – and she said, “thank you.” Amazing!

Note: this does not mean you do not prepare for the meeting.

Do your homework and go in with a great attitude. Remember? Get excited! You will be more powerful.

I challenge you to try visualization today, as my client did – right after I taught it in a workshop.

Your day will go remarkably well when you keep “seeing/feeling success” before each meeting or chat.

Visualize success.


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Paula Guilfoyle

Consultant – Transforming Teams

Call now: 704-906-8045, email: or visit her website

Result: 5 minutes of your time = a free interactive workshop to get the tools you and your team need now.


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