Monthly Archives: February 2012

Character & Mental Toughness- Keep Your Mind on Losing

Can you help me figure something out? I’m a teacher with four kids.  I mow my own lawn.  When I’m done, I kick back and enjoy the results.  If it were in my budget to have someone mow it for … Continue reading

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Character & Mental Toughness- A Reminder to Press On

Like any job, teaching and coaching can be pretty thankless at times.  Like the stand-up comic who fails to make an audience laugh, sometimes I find my efforts to highlight the importance of character and mental toughness fall on apathetic … Continue reading

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Character & Mental Toughness- Loose Balls

Great natural talent tends to get you and your organization out of the losers bracket and into the winner’s bracket. This holds true whether it be in a classroom, on a field, in the studio, or at the office. Natural … Continue reading

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Character & Mental Toughness- Why are they important for leaders?

“All the pressure is on the leader. When you become one, maintain the mental hustle that got you there.”– Gary Simmons Could you be hustling more in regard to developing yourself and the people that you lead? “Anything worth having … Continue reading

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Character & Mental Toughness- Almost

ALMOST ALMOST MADE EACH PRACTICE ALMOST MADE THE BLOCK ALMOST WALKED AWAY BEFORE THE TROUBLE STARTED ALMOST MADE THE SACK ALMOST SCORED A TOUCHDOWN, OR A BASKET OR A GOAL ALMOST CAUGHT THE BALL ALMOST MADE THE TACKLE ALMOST WON … Continue reading

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