Cornell University Coach Shares His Advice For Success


Cornell University's assistant wrestling coach Damion Hahn shared his tips on how students can succeed in life. He has seen the things his wrestling team members did that eventually made them winners.

According to Entrepreneur, Hahn got so close to making the Olympics. However, he advised people who are going through these setbacks to "be mad about it, then turn your attention to tomorrow."

Damion Hahn has helped Cornell University's wrestling team achieve success in the sport by developing raw talent. He is no stranger to success. NY Daily News reported that the current Cornell University assistant wrestling coach was considered as the top high school wrestler in the U.S.

He has earned a 124-3 record and two state titles at Lakewood High in New Jersey. He also has four Junior Olympic titles as well as two USA Wrestling Junior national championships under his belt.

Hahn shared his tips for success. He has seen this work for his wrestlers and has shared the lessons to become consistent winners.

"Everybody is motivated differently; adjust your approach accordingly."

Knowing what motivates yourself and others is an important factor in success. In an article by Psychology Today, Dr. Ian H. Robertson enumerated the basic motivators such as power, need for affiliation and achievement.

Knowing which one motivates you can help you on the road to success. Knowing what motivates others can help you as well since it will allow you to adjust how you deal with different types of people.

"Enter each day with a purpose!"

Huffington Post noted that, in order to find your purpose, you have to try new things. One also needs to listen to one's heart and stop thinking that you only have one purpose in life. The publication added that pursuing your passions will allow you to live a purposeful life.

"Be part of a community that motivates you to achieve."

A community that helps you become the best that you can be is a key factor to your success. explained that accountability is one of the requirements in setting and achieving goals. This is where your community: family and friends, come in and help you on your road to success.

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