Why Not You?

Super Bowl winning quarterback Russell Wilson talked of his dad asking him the question, “Why not you?”

Do you ever ask yourself this question? When you have doubts about yourself and don’t believe you can do something, do you ask, “why not me?”

Our minds are powerful. We develop self-limiting beliefs that constantly tell us that we are not good enough, not smart enough, not attractive enough. We begin to believe this self-talk and consequently don’t even try to do things because we believe we can’t.

Could asking yourself the simple question, “why not me?” help you break free from you self-limiting beliefs? It could be a start to understanding some of the false beliefs that all of us carry around in our minds. It may not help you become a Super Bowl quarterback but it can help you get out of your comfort zone and try things you have been afraid to do.

How many dreams have been squashed by these type of beliefs?  Where would Russell Wilson be if he had listened to all those experts who told him he was too short to play quarterback in the NFL? Are you listening to your doubters?

The next time someone tells you that you are not good enough or you tell yourself that you can’t do something, ask yourself the question. Then step out of your comfort zone. Don’t let these self-limiting beliefs keep you from reaching your dreams.


Coach, Trainer, Speaker

I am a John Maxwell Certified Coach, Teacher and Speaker. I am passionate about Leadership and helping leaders reach their full potential by becoming all they can be.

I am a 30-year Army veteran with vast experience as a logistician. I have commanded small to large units and served on staffs all over the world.

I worked for six years in the defense industry supporting Army organizations.

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