Derek was 16 years old and having a difficult time fitting in at his new high school. The jocks would bully him, the "popular" kids would giggle and talk about him as he passed by and even the geeks thought he was not smart enough to hang around. To say that the past two years … Continue reading Mile 105: When he got his life sentence, what he did afterwards shocked everyone
While attending college one of the most important decisions you can make is figuring out who will be your friends. If you have been a student-athlete for any length of time, you know how detrimental having so-called friends can be to how you perform. Listen, there will be many people you bump into on a … Continue reading Mile 105: How to recognize your real friends (every athlete who wants to be elite needs them)
Below is a excerpt from Steve Seibold's book 177 Mental Toughness Secrets of the World Class. This was so good when I read it today that I was compelled to share it. I have often shared his insights in my blog and today is no different. I must say that as a personal development coach, … Continue reading Mile 104: The World Class Is Coachable (Steve Seibold)
When it comes to developing your mind to get your best performance, it would be good to remember that you have a part to play. Often times when I speak with student-athletes and coaches I get the feeling that they believe that you can get a mindset just like you can go into a supermarket … Continue reading Mile 104: Being at your peak is natural but getting there takes a decision and effort. Simple explanation inside
For good or bad, belief will direct your entire life. You will not do or become something you don't believe that you can do or become. I can hear people saying now, 'But what about those people who say they didn't believe they would be where they are now?!' My response would be that they … Continue reading Mile 104: Belief is the small thing that brings HUGE consequences in your life
This short story is the one of the best examples that shows what leadership should be and should not be. This story was written by Michael Rogers. One day a little boy found his mother in the kitchen fixing dinner and slipped her a piece of paper. She dried her hands on her apron, and … Continue reading Mile 103: These two stories shares very simply how to be a lively leader!