Mile 24: Questions that highlight where you are

"I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times."                                                                                   - Bruce Lee I have realized two things since I have been studying excellence. 1) the number 10,000 is always coming up 2) sharing will make people understand the concept but not … Continue reading Mile 24: Questions that highlight where you are

Mile 23: Your season has begun, now what’s next

If there's one thing geese don't have a problem understanding is that when the lakes, rivers or ponds begin to freeze over and their food begins to be scarce, they know what direction to fly - south, to warmer climates! Although this may be an inexact parallel because of the vast complexities in athletes versus … Continue reading Mile 23: Your season has begun, now what’s next

Mile 23: One unlikely barrier to excellence

Excellence(Arete) is a term that captures the idea of being unusually better than ordinary standards. But it is more than just the results of the game that you play, it's how you or your team played the game. Excellence also captures your desire and ability to play at a peak level of skill, so it … Continue reading Mile 23: One unlikely barrier to excellence

Mile 23: One question to ask when you’re tired of waiting

Doesn't it seem that having faith asks from you, not only some of your mental real estate, but also the rest of it? Faith asks for all. Your spirit, soul and body. Don't you feel that sometimes, within the relationship that faith has provided, that God seems to not answer your cries for help? I … Continue reading Mile 23: One question to ask when you’re tired of waiting

Mile 22: It’s ok…it’s just conflict

Now-a-days Christian folk have what amounts, to me at least, to a talking point - "It's not about religion, it's about relationship." I want to borrow that for what I am about to say, "Leadership isn't about a position, it's about relationship." As we all know (or maybe soon to find out if you live … Continue reading Mile 22: It’s ok…it’s just conflict