"A Leader is not about who is in front but who is first." Huh? What does that even mean? Imagine that you are in a race and your fellow racer is a lap ahead. They have perfect form and lengthy strides. But by the end of the race, your hand is up in victory. How? … Continue reading Mile 134: Life's journey starting blocks – the most important part of pushing forward
"Oh the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person; having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words but to pour them all out, just as it is, chaff and grain together, knowing that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keeping what is worth keeping and then, with a breath of … Continue reading Mile 132: If you really get the analogy at the end, it could help you embrace the difficulties of pushing forward!
We never fixed the aluminum door frame. Every time we opened the door to that gas station we saw the bullet hole in its frame. I guess that's the only one that missed my uncle. My father had bought the gas station from his brother's grieving wife when I was a young boy growing up … Continue reading Mile 120: The True Cost Of Gun Violence and my journey searching for a mental health solution.
Let me guess...You want your athletes to perform much better than what they are able to show while playing. Or your athlete can't perform well under competitive pressure. Come to think of it, you also want the ongoing development of your team so you want to tap into this emerging field and work with a … Continue reading Mile 112: Explaining simply what you need to know about sport psychology coaches.
There is a story in the Bible that shows the magnetic power of leadership. It's the story found in Genesis chapter 14. A story of rebellion, punishment and revenge. Here's the context overview. There were 4 kings who previously conquered 5 cities in the Land of Canaan and levied a tax that should always be … Continue reading Mile 111: If you haven’t issued this phrase as a leader, you’re probably leading an unfocused and unmotivated bunch
There are only three useful elements in having great personal performances: skills, physical stamina & mindset. If at any time you don't have a performance that you know you should have it's always going to be a deficiency in one of those three things. I want you to read the following story and at the … Continue reading Mile 111: This analogy will have you pushing beyond your self-imposed limitations all day