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  • Date with Destiny

    Posted by: Chris Widener    |    Monday, November 7, 2011

    Destiny. What a powerful word. And the great thing about it? Everyone has one! You have a destiny! Another great thing about destiny? We have a significant role in shaping our own destiny! more »

  • Developing the Winner Within

    Posted by: Brad Winters    |    Thursday, November 3, 2011

    What are the leadership skills and life lessons you wish to teach to your players? Below is a list of values and beliefs that worked for me. more »

  • Good Leader Inspires Followers

    Posted by: Harvey Mackay    |    Thursday, October 20, 2011

    Leadership is critical at every level of business as well as government. John Brock, who teaches leadership classes at the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University, shared a list of thirteen principles of leadership he adapted from the United States Military Academy, and I think he's dead on. Can you identify these traits in your management (or your political candidates)? Could your management team win reelection? more »

  • Smart Goals

    Posted by:    |    Thursday, October 6, 2011

    Have you heard of the concept of SMART goals? more »

  • Attitude

    Posted by:    |    Monday, October 3, 2011

    YOU CAN DO EVERYTHING RIGHT AND STILL NOT SUCCEED IF YOU HAVE THE WRONG MENTAL ATTITUDE; YOU CAN DO EVERYTHING WRONG AND STILL SUCCEED IF YOU HAVE THE RIGHT MENTAL ATTITUDE. more »

  • One Vision: Ya Gotta Believe!

    Posted by: Julie Jordan Scott    |    Thursday, September 15, 2011

    Quote of the Week: "A great coach has a knack: For making ballplayers think they are better than they think they are; He forces you to have a good opinion of yourself; He let's you know he believes in you; He makes you get more out of yourself than you thought possible; And once you learn how good you really are, You never settle for playing anything less more »

  • The Miracle Of Personal Development

    Posted by: Jim Rohn    |    Monday, September 5, 2011

    One day Mr. Shoaff said, "Jim, if you want to be wealthy and happy, learn this lesson well: Work harder on yourself than you do on your job." Since that time I've been working on my own personal development. And I must admit that this has been the most challenging assignment of all. This business of personal development lasts a lifetime. more »

  • How Not to Talk to your Kids - The Inverse Power of Praise

    Posted by: PO Bronson    |    Thursday, August 18, 2011

    What do we make of a boy like Thomas? Thomas (his middle name) is a fifth-grader at the highly competitive P.S. 334, the Anderson School on West 84th. Slim as they get, Thomas recently had his long sandy-blond hair cut short to look like the new James Bond (he took a photo of Daniel Craig to the barber). Unlike Bond, he prefers a uniform of cargo pants and a T-shirt emblazoned with a photo of one of his heroes: Frank Zappa. Thomas hangs out with five friends from the Anderson School. They are “the smart kids.” Thomas’s one of them, and he likes belonging. more »

  • Discipline

    Posted by:    |    Monday, August 1, 2011

    Coach Lou Holtz maintains that the major determining factors between where you are now and where you want to be in the future are (1) The books that you read; (2) The people you associate with; and (3) The dreams that you dream. more »

  • Volleyball Skills and Strategies: How to Win During Your Warm Ups

    Posted by: April Chapple    |    Thursday, July 7, 2011

    By this time you've had your team prep talk right? Your coach has told you pretty much who does what on the other team. Well now that it’s Before the game now that you have the time. Watch! more »