2 Subtle Psychological Advantages That Helped Kobe Bryant Become Great (And How You Can Reproduce Them)

Expect everything and attach to nothing.

Kurtis Pykes
Change Your Mind Change Your Life

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Kobe Bryant is one of the basketball greats.

But he never came out of the womb this way.

In an interview with Lewis Howes, he shared the story of when he was an 11-year-old kid playing basketball with his agemates and not being able to score a single basket.

When the Howes asked Kobe why he couldn’t score, he replied, “Because I was terrible.

This obviously upset Kobe, and he cried to his dad about it.

That’s when his father stepped in and told him, “Whether you score zero or score sixty, I’m going to love you no matter what.

According to Kobe, that conversation changed everything; it gave him “all the confidence in the world to fail.

He knew in his mind that regardless of what happened, his father’s love would stand.

That gave him exactly what he needed in that moment: protection.

Protection gave him security.

And security gave him license to explore.

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Kurtis Pykes
Change Your Mind Change Your Life

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