During the last minute of the forth quarter we were all on the edge of our seats, hoping the Patriots could score. It was almost too painful to watch.
Of course, many people just watch the Super Bowl for the ads or the Half Time show, and I’ll admit, I didn’t get up to refill my glass during the ads, but during the game.
So where is this going…
Monday is the day I dedicate to providing motivational content and there was one commercial with a message I didn’t want you to overlook.
Clint Eastwood, in his husky voice, starred in one of my favorite ads last night. He tells Chrysler’s come back story as it parallels to a football game. But what I heard was how Chrysler’s revival can be similar to yours- the job seeker who feels like they’ve been defeated.
Football coaches have some of the most motivational quotes of all time! I hope sharing some with you might help get you going so you can let your engines roar! (You’ll have to watch the commercial to understand how this fits!)
Famous Football Coach Quotes
It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.
Leaders aren’t born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that’s the price we’ll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man’s determination.
There are no failures – just experiences and your reactions to them.
Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
The superior man blames himself. The inferior man blames others.
Paralyze resistance with persistence.
Believe deep down in your heart that you’re destined to do great things.
We compete, not so much against an opponent, but against ourselves. The real test is this: Did I make my best effort on every play?
Now, get out there and win!
Hannah Morgan speaks and writes about job search and career strategies. She founded CareerSherpa.net to educate professionals on how to maneuver through today’s job search process. Hannah was nominated as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers and is a regular contributor to US News & World Report. She has been quoted by media outlets, including Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, as well as many other publications. She is also author of The Infographic Resume and co-author of Social Networking for Business Success.