Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Message #78 - Olympic Wrestling Champ Henry Cejudo Embodies The American Dream

I've Watched This Man Work and Train...He Also Embodies an Incredible Work Ethic, Incredible Discipline and an Incredible Desire to Win and Succeed! CONGRATULATIONS HENRY!

Henry is also the youngest American to win a Olympic or World Championship! Congratulations Again Henry!


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Thursday, August 14, 2008

Message #77 - Kemp's 3 P's to Success

Real Success is Much More Than Just Wanting to It...If Fact it's not About How Bad You Want...It About Commitment to The Process.

The first P is Preparation...This one is the easiest to measure because it involves all the work that goes into any achievement and can be measured and monitored. This is not easy! The work part stops a lot of people. The Key here is put in the WORK so that you are PREPARED when your opportunity comes.

The second P is Passion...Do you absolutely Love the Thing that your trying to Achieve. For me it was "Wrestling". I absolutely LOVED IT. EVERYTHING ABOUT IT. People that are passionate about something find themselves doing it all the time. It's not work to them. Being Passionate is not something you can FAKE. It's got to be genuine. The KEY HERE is find something you love FIRST...then you will easily develop a genuine passion for it. This also stops a lot of people. Unfortunately a lot of people are doing the wrong things and haven't found the thing that they can be passionate about..."the thing that turns them on"... The Key here is to find the thing that "TURNS YOU ON".

The third P is Performance...This is where "THE RUBBER MEETS THE ROAD"... Can you perform under pressure... can you get the job DONE! A lot of people have the first two P's but not the 3rd one. THE PERFORMANCE! Consistent, successful performance requires you to successfully perform in practice under pressure and challenge yourself to "WIN" in practice. It is then that you will be able to handle the pressure of "WINNING" when Game time comes.


Sunday, August 3, 2008

Message #76 - The One Thing All Successful People Have...

I'll Illustrate This Point With A Story I Learned From Dr. Rob Gilbert, Co-author of my CD Series entitled "The Psychology of Winning Wrestling http://www.leekemp.com/cdpage.htm

"The story takes place on a hot day – 120 degrees in the shade. And it takes place in a railroad yard and this crew is out there with their pick axes and shovels and sweating and working on the rails. Then out of the office comes the president of the company, Bill McClanahan. He looks over at his crew and he sees his old friend Charlie and he yells out – hey Charlie is that you.

And Charlie, proud to be recognized by the president of the company says – sure is Bill.

Bill said why don’t you come over here and visit for awhile. So Charlie proudly put on his t-shirt and goes over and visits with his old friend Bill. And they go into his office and spend about 20 minutes together. Then he goes out to the crew and all the younger guys are saying – Charlie how do you know the president of the company, how do you know Mr. McClanahan?

And Charlie proudly says – well Bill and I go way back. As a matter of fact we started working for this very same company on the very same day 30 years ago.

They said – wow that’s amazing. Then one of the wise guys said – you know Charlie?!, If you and Mr. McClanahan started working for this company on the same day 30 years ago how come he’s president of the company and you’re out here sweating with us?

Well that took the wind out of Charlie’s sails. And he hung his head.

He said – well if you want to know the truth, 30 years ago I started working for minimum wage but 30 years ago Bill started working for the company."



And if you really want to make an impression and you really want to do something and make an impact (make a diffenence)... you need what Bill McClanahan had... you need PASSION for what you do.

And that’s the one thing all successful people have is PASSION.

But the passion divides up into three parts...

FIRST, you have to have passion for what ever it is you're doing. During my wrestling career my passion was wrestling, I LOVED IT. Now let me clarify something right here...

There’s a very big difference between loving something, and loving to be successful at something. In my wrestling career it would be the difference between loving winning and loving wrestling. I loved winning more than I loved wrestling.

SECONDLY, you have to love yourself. I mean you really, really have to love yourself... What are we talking about? You have to take care of yourself in every way... Proper Diet and Nutrition... Proper Rest... Surround yourself with positive People that LOVE you and just as important you must LOVE other people... and at all costs completely Eliminate the Stress out of your LIFE.

And THIRD, you have to love the whole process. When I competed I loved the entire process of training and competition. The process of training (especially under Coach Gable) seemed like torture sometimes and sometimes I didn't want to go through it... but deep down I really loved it.

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