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The Tall Silent Type

Back in the day, the paradigm for leadership went something like this: Male. Tall. White. Intelligent. Charismatic. Etc. We now know, or should know that leaders come in all shapes, sizes, skin colors, religions and creeds. The one thing I never saw included in the paradigm of leadership was "silent." What I mean is do [...]

By | 2018-09-03T17:08:48+00:00 September 3rd, 2018|Coach's Blog|0 Comments

The Practice Of Practicing

If it takes 10,000 hours of practice to be great as Matthew Saed proposes in his best-selling book, “Black Box Thinking”, then many of those hours would be alone. The late, great Pete Maravich was known for his ball-handling skills, and he dribbled the ball wherever he went from a very early age. The most [...]

By | 2018-06-06T01:01:26+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Coach's Blog|0 Comments

Transformation Takes Practice

Breakthroughs in performance occur when you see something familiar through new eyes. In other words, seeing a possibility that didn’t occur to us previously. There is a new opening for action. However, given that our habits and reactions have been with us and since we were kids, they affect our performance consistently. Those openings can [...]

By | 2018-05-23T00:12:35+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Coach's Blog|0 Comments

What’s The Cost Of Injury?

I have been wondering about the multitude of injuries that occur in a single sports season. This includes all levels from high school to college to professional. Am I just too old or do I read every day in my sports page about teams struggling because of injuries to key players? Consider this, the team [...]

By | 2018-04-29T17:32:23+00:00 April 29th, 2018|Coach's Blog|0 Comments

Fastbreak Training Lives!

POWER. The capacity or ability to direct or influence the behavior of others or the course of events. PRECISION. The action or process of carrying out or accomplishing an action, task or function. PERFORMANCE. The quality, condition, or fact of being exact and accurate. As definitions, the above three provide very little in the area [...]

By | 2018-04-10T02:42:03+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Coach's Blog|0 Comments

The Business Of Sports

Professional athletics are business, BIG business. So, what is the business of sports and what does it mean? It means that decision-making is governed by profit and loss just like any other type of business. Problems occur when decisions are influenced by other levels of sports, or thinking it should look like the college version. [...]

By | 2018-01-17T19:46:40+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Coach's Blog|0 Comments

The Possibility Of Great Relationships

Having great relationships is a process. It is never a done deal given there is always another level to be achieved. This article is about a structure that I’ve found works. And, like any structure it requires persistence to produce the intended results. One thing to remember is there is no perfect way to do [...]

By | 2017-12-23T21:45:31+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Coach's Blog|0 Comments

Loving Your Work

I am often asked what I love about what I do. Many have heard me say that I have never had a bad day at work. That may be a slight exaggeration, but very slight. It has never seemed like work to me. Even days when I fail are not bad days. So, what do [...]

By | 2017-12-23T21:45:31+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Coach's Blog|0 Comments

Team Like Family

This weekend I watched a couple of NFL games and viewed a couple of movie promos in between plays. The theme of all of these was a “team like family.” When I started my business 30 years ago, we interviewed each participant before we did their workshop. In many cases, they were college athletes. At [...]

By | 2017-12-23T21:45:31+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Coach's Blog|0 Comments