As an athlete, or a parent of one, it’s easy to over-estimate the importance of ‘football skill’ and under-estimate the importance of ‘emotional stability’ that comes from a loving and secure family life. The proof is often found in the story lines of ESPN, NFL Network, or the Bleacher Report.  Too often we hear things […]
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Over a century ago, legendary psychologist and philosopher William James said, “the greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.” Certainly, there are many aspects of life that his statement applies to. However, when it comes to maximizing our potential in sports, there is a […]
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Imagine that you owned this amazing and miraculous computer device that was capable of achieving remarkable things in your life. But, what if the computer was ‘throttled down’ to only achieve a fraction of it’s capabilities? Once you found this out, would you want to figure out a way to ‘open it up’ and let […]
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There is a huge difference between giving something ‘a try’ and ‘being all in.’ It’s all about commitment. To succeed your commitment level has to be ‘all in’ because ‘half-hearted’ and ‘half-baked’ commitments don’t create champions. Life is not a side-line sport. It is something that we must get involved in and play with all of […]
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Most of us have heard the analogy “it’s harder to climb the mountain than it is to go down it”.  This actually applies to the fear of failure in an indirect way.  In other words, it’s actually easier to never even climb the mountain versus going down it!  Heck, there’s no need to get half way up […]
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In my last post I addressed the question “How do you create goal posts and the playing field for your life?” Here’s how: by getting clear about exactly what life you want to create for yourself.  When you take a good hard look at life—both your own life and the world in general—you can start […]
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Winners win and Tim Tebow is a winner! His work ethic is through the roof, his humility is polarizing, and the buzz he’s creating is almost unparalled in sports. His appeal is validated  by the millions of people searching his name on google and mentioning him on twitter. Not thousands, millions! And that was just […]
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