In sports we all want to be great leaders. I hope I'm not being to presumptuous here but I've never met a coach or player that say, "you know what...I really just want to be average, at best, as a leader. Maybe hang around mediocrity a bit." Most coaches and players would like a lasting … Continue reading Mile 75: Here’s one tip that will help collegiate athletes have lasting impacts as a leader
This post requires your imagination. You can use a little more money couldn't you? Wouldn't it be great to be able to pay off your debts or buy whatever you want? Imagine I was tasked by a Saudi Prince to find someone to give one million dollars a year for the rest of that person's … Continue reading Mile 75: What does a winning culture feel like? MUST READ for Athletes…trust me
Have you ever tried to hide your sin from God? How do you even begin to do that? Yet we attempt it too often when we feel we have done something against our conscience. When I teach the Psychology of Sport, focus and attention is always a fun topic of discussion. I teach that focus … Continue reading Mile 75: A Christian understanding that will give our souls REST so we can carry on
After the fall of France, a significant fable was spread in hopeful whispers throughout the stricken country. In its heroic humor was proof of a deep and abiding faith in ultimate liberation by the stubborn people of that country. The story related that in July 1940, when England faced the enemy alone, Hitler invited Churchill … Continue reading Mile 74: Five solid keys found in a leader. Do you have them?
"You didn't stand up to him, you stood up for something." I shared this insight with an athlete I was speaking with today. Sometimes when coaches try to get athletes to give more energy in practice, it becomes a never ending battle. Today, I was talking with a football player doing some off-season workouts. How … Continue reading Mile 74: A perspective that may help you give more intensity to your sport
Yesterday we celebrated Easter. There are a couple of narratives that make up the day but the one that stands out most is the narrative of Jesus being raised from the dead. I always wonder how much we really believe in the narrative. Is it just a day for tradition to take control and bring … Continue reading Mile 74: How are you affecting the world with your life?