When you're on a team, if you want it to be all about you, you miss great leadership opportunities. I wrote this especially for you coaches to share with your student-athletes...enjoy. One day a pencil and a hammer were talking about being used to the best of their ability. The hammer was feeling down because … Continue reading Mile 73: The Pencil and the Hammer – a leadership parable
Imagine you are about to graduate from college. You spent 4 years of your life as a student-athlete. Based on your daily habits, would you be satisfied at your graduation with the memories you formed? Chasing athletic excellence isn't an easy road to be on but it is necessary for your growth. College is a … Continue reading Mile 73: Which one of these win in your daily life?
My mother has been consistently repeating this one phrase to me since I was a child; she sometimes calls me on my cell, to this day, just to say it. She says "Junior," (she calls me Junior) "remember to choose integrity son. Having a good name is best of all. Remember integrity." When I was … Continue reading Mile 73: Your character builds your future
Being a leader in any capacity will always ask you to help increase others productivity. Without any thought, often we naturally just ask the person to do the task needed...now! A little over 6 years ago, in California, I was helping a soccer team go through and identify their team building process. The team was … Continue reading Mile 72: The most powerful force of leadership and human development that all sports captains can use now
We can begin our day full of lively energy everyday if we really wanted to. For most of us, we get up in the morning and have and idea of what we are going to be facing throughout the day. For some of us, we know exactly what we will be facing because we schedule … Continue reading Mile 72: Here is the 3 step method that is helping the elite talent attack their mornings
The story of Adam & Eve in the Bible is a well known story for most of us. If you're not acquainted with the story you can read it in Genesis chapters 2 and 3. Growing up in the church I've heard many speakers make mention of how accusatory of his wife Adam was when … Continue reading Mile 72: How far would you go for someone who did you wrong? See how Adam and God handled it.