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22. A Failure Gets One Closer to Score, from Babe Ruth (Baseball) - IQ #5

Mistakes are often observed as signals of inability and can disempower an athlete. What if you can tolerate more of those, and even gain from them?

Season 1, episode 22
9 min / Published
By Gonçalo Marques

The mistakes are often observed as signals of inability 👺 and can automatically disempower an athlete.

What if you can tolerate more of those? What if you can learn from them and get better. Even better, what about getting empowered in several ways??

Listen to the little applicable insights in this IQ Episode, and get closer to achieve that! No wishy-washy stuff here.

It comes from a Baseball sport context, but is easily translated into other settings, as much of it serves as a metaphor.

Quote: "Every strike brings me closer to the next homerun!" ~ Babe Ruth



  • Who is Babe Ruth - (00:46)
  • The Gains from the Attitude Adopted - (02:27)
  • Clarifying the Purpose - (03:42
  • The Accpetance and Feeling Good Aspects - (06:04)
  • Bonus Quote! On Conquering Fear - (07:20)
  • For you to Embody - (08:53)


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