"You could surprise yourself by how much can get done when you don't care who gets the praise." I've heard that quote said many different ways but the message is loud and clear. Sometimes leadership is you coming up with what needs to be done and delegating. And other times leadership means those who went … Continue reading Mile 56: The concept ALL captains and coaches should live out
One of my daily "devotional-type-readings" come from this book All of the secrets are good and the one today especially spoke to what I wanted to write about today anyway. So I will copy it in here for all to read. Intercollegiate sports are in their off-season now and for athletes there are many reasons … Continue reading Mile 56: Secret #98 of the World Class mindset
The story of the Prodigal Son is a classic tale found in the Bible where a wayward son departs from under his father's care and house, fell into hard times and returned home to welcoming arms from his father. The parable is interpreted to reveal God's heart towards us. There is one portion of that … Continue reading Mile 56: How long are you willing to chase what you Love?
"I'm a grown ass man!!" That's what I yelled at some counselors while in my first leadership position as a unit leader at Mont Lawn Camp (a summer camp). I had passed on some tasks that I wanted them to do and they ignored my request. I waited 10 minutes to see if they would … Continue reading Mile 55: Two things I learned at summer camp
Persistence and motivation will always give you what you need to compete at a high level even if your goals are "impossible" or unheard of. Below is one such story of an Olympic swimmer who according to the experts did a remarkable feat. This story was copied from the United States Olympic Committee Curriculum Series. … Continue reading Mile 55: The story of Olympic Swimmer Pablo Morales (2x medalist)
Faith & patience will always inherit the promise! The quote above is a paraphrase of a verse in the Bible that has to do with Abraham receiving a promise from God. I want to pull it into our everyday world for a bit. There is something great about it that I want to take a … Continue reading Mile 55: The equation for achieving your God-given desires