The Power of an Empty Head
“…the opponent in one’s head is greater than the one on the other side of the net!”
– Tim Gallwey, The Inner Game of Tennis
Why does “dumb” so often beat “smart?” It’s not just a matter of “wasting effort” by “overthinking the game.” It’s a matter of building up blockers that don’t need to exist in the first place! The power of an empty head is that it won’t create those blockers.
The art OF sports and business — and even the art of doing art itself — is the ability to turn your brain on and off, at the right times.