Student-Athletes, I have a question for you. When you get up in the morning, enter your practice facility, or enter into a competition, do you tell yourself "I want to have the worst work ethic known in sports history?" Are some of your thoughts "someone else will pick up my slack so it'll be ok?" … Continue reading Mile 66: How to grow into your influential role as a member of your sports program
Have you ever left your house to get a particular item from the store only to return home with bags full of stuff but without the very thing you left the house to get in the first place? Of course you have. Maybe there are only a handful of people, if only once, has had … Continue reading Mile 66: The reason why game plans don’t get accomplished and a Tip that can help
You ever received a call from a friend who shares with you that they are going through some tough situations in their lives at that present time? You feel the discomfort in their voice and empathize immediately, pushing all your other things to the side to comfort your friend the best way you know...through encouragements … Continue reading Mile 66: 2 ways a helper can help protect themselves from feeling overwhelmed
I found this story about leadership to be a simple but great example of persistence in the face of jaded opposition. A teacher assigned her 12th-graders to pick a leader and write an essay. Most kids wrote about famous people, but a student named Julius titled his paper, “Benny: The Man on the Bus.” “I’ve … Continue reading Mile 65: A story that shares a simple truth of leadership
I thought this piece from Steve Siebold again hits home with what I wanted to get across today. No need for me to recreate it. It's from his book 177 Mental Toughness Secrets of the World Class...Check it out. Average people seem to have a strategy of "Ready, fire, aim!" In other words, most people … Continue reading Mile 65: Champions Prepare To Win (Steve Siebold)
Living to express yourself with the glory of God is the ultimate meaning in life. Right? In an earlier post, I mentioned that the story of Moses going into Egypt is a great reminder of how God probably views life. I highlighted that God told Moses in Exodus 3:12 that the sign Moses would see … Continue reading Mile 65: How would you know that you are sent by God?