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42. To be OR Not to be Selected: Internal Locus of Control - van Persie, PotW #9

A short manifestation against blaming others and externals for one's predicament...

Season 1, episode 42
18 min / Published

A short manifesto 👁️‍🗨️ against blaming others and external circumstances for one's predicament.

 | This one comes from (this Interview) where Robin van Persie, former International Soccer player shares an empowering story with his son - a story that could be seen at first sight, very deleterious for the latter!

 -- Listen in for a lesson on Humility, Persistence, and How to get closer to get more wins



  • The Story of Robin and his Son > (02:00)
  • On Taking Control + Moral > (03:39)
  • A Crucial Role of Parents > (05:10)
  • Locus of Control (Mental) Considerations - Potentialities and Risks > (07:36)
  • Other Skills and Internal Work > (11:30)
  • 2 Important Characteristics > (14:00)
  • Extra Note! > (16:23)


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