Simple Acts of Kindness

November 20, 2013

Sometimes you don’t win the day just by being aggressive towards all your goals. Sometimes you win by embracing and extending simple acts of kindness. Has anyone ever shown random kindness to you?  Let’s keep our eyes open today for how to play the simple acts of kindness game- and win.   I’m in your [...]

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Can You Really Turn Adversaries Into Allies?

October 28, 2013

I just read a great new book by Bob Burg. It’s called  Adversaries Into Allies- Win People Over Without Manipulation or Coercion. Bob told me that he feels this is the book he was put on the planet to write. Wow. That’s quite a feeling.  I do consider Bob a personal friend of mine, but [...]

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Adam Wainwright – Overcoming Frustration

October 24, 2013

So it’s no secret Adam Wainwright was a bit rattled last night in game 1 of the World Series against Boston.  It was tough to watch such great players struggle under the power of that negative energy.  In a weird way, it also probably brought consolation to every little leaguer, high schooler, and college player [...]

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How to Overcome Negative Energy

October 22, 2013

Do you ever feel doomed under the power of doubt, dread and discouragement? Sometimes even the toughest competitors feel like nothing is going their way. One player told me, “I just feel doomed!” How can you overcome such negative energy?  Here’s an idea: Consider those emotions natural, like the law of gravity. Sure, there is [...]

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Rage and Serenity

September 30, 2013

I’ve never met a competitor who did not love taking charge of a situation when something needed to change. You know how you are. You embrace philosophies like, “Don’t wait for opportunity to knock, go make something happen.” “You don’t have to get it perfect, just get it going.” “Quitters never win and winners never [...]

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