In sports all coaches must recruit. In the world of work HR department does the same. Do we have the leadership skill of vision when we see potential? I remember when I first heard this story below years ago and realized how our perception determine much in our lives. It is the same skill of … Continue reading Mile 71: Best true story of 2007! Do you notice those around you?
I stumbled on a great parable that simply explains the mindset of someone who is on the way to personal excellence. Here it is: A man is walking in the country-side and sees three workers, each pushing a wheelbarrow holding one enormous stone. Out of curiosity, he asks one of the workers what they are … Continue reading Mile 71: If asked, “What are you doing” how would you answer? Today’s collegiate freshmen and sophomores athletes NEED to understand this
Is it difficult to believe that God wants us to be the best person we can be in the world that we live in? When I get around certain religious people and begin talking about excellence, they remind me that to be overly ambitious is bad and money is even worse. Yet they live and … Continue reading Mile 71: What one biblical concept can help you be your best. The answer may NOT surprise you!
As a child, my father mentioned some specific things to and around me that shaped the way that I view the world. To this day, those words direct my attention. That makes me think about the nuances of leadership. The statements that I heard him say, in total time, probably took about 1 minute to … Continue reading Mile 70: If you only had one minute to lead someone…(lessons from my father)
In today's game I find that many athletes want to get to a place of greatness without having to sacrifice any part of who they are to get it. Athletes don't want to change habits, don't want to swallow their pride and apologize to another teammate for the betterment of the team, don't want to … Continue reading Mile 70: One thing that young athletes should know about their game (watch this)
You're trying to get the fruit, I'm trying to make you the tree! Most often than not, we pray from a perspective of 'something is lacking or hurt that we need filled or mended'. Although we should go to prayer with our petitions, I believe that a constant viewing of our 'lacks' makes us overly … Continue reading Mile 70: How you pray reveals how you see yourself