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The Character Way

My humility will not halt My caring will not crumble My effort will not ease My teamwork will not terminate My courage will not crack My discipline will not disintegrate My perseverance will not perish My initiative will not idle … Continue reading

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Character & Mental Toughness – Why?

In the state where I coach, we have pretty strict rules about how often we may meet with our teams. As such, I frequently send articles or notes to them via their homeroom teacher. Here is a recent one. -bmoore … Continue reading

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Character & Mental Toughness – Seek

I sent my players this Sports Illustrated article from 1999 on a young tight end named Tony Gonzalez. Then I wrote them this little note: If you got this far and read all of this, good for you! Most guys, … Continue reading

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Character & Mental Toughness – Fear & Accountability

I was discussing sarcasm the other day.  I grew up in New Jersey. I went to college near Boston. It’s ingrained in me. But I live in an area a little more removed. A place where sarcasm, symbolism, and satire … Continue reading

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Character & Mental Toughness – A New Year’s Resolution

As we reach the end of a particularly tumultuous year and the beginning of a new one clouded in uncertainty, I feel empowered that my core belief still holds true. I also remain just dumb enough to believe it can … Continue reading

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