Process – a series of actions or steps taken in order to achieve a particular end; A natural series of changes; a systematic series of mechanized or chemical operations that are performed in order to produce something;
a continuous action, operation, or series of changes taking place in a definite manner;
With Winning in Mind Lanny Bassham tells us: “I suggested that instead of setting a goal to win Ben should goal set to make the process of playing well his primary focus. “Process is Primary” became a theme for the year. Ben’s job while playing was to think about executing his mental and technical systems and not to think about winning. Scoring is a function of great execution, and winning is the result, but thinking about winning can pull your focus off of proper execution in a competition. Thinking about process is the answer.