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Character & Mental Toughness- USMC Leadership Principles Adapted for Athletics

Leadership Principles This document is based on Marine Corps leadership principles from The Website for Young Marines. It has been adapted for use by our players. One hopes that others are wise enough to realize that these principles do not … Continue reading

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Character & Mental Toughness- Letters to My Team 4/8/2012

Please check out the most recent of the “Letters to My Team”  series of posts.  Topics include feedback from former players, lots of quotes, being a good teammate, and a different way to convey the way to win using road … Continue reading

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Character & Mental Toughness- W.E.S.T.F.I.E.L.D. vs. W.A.S.T.E.F.I.E.L.D

“The town of Westfield Mass., known for blight, four dive bars within extremely short walking distance of one another, just as many liquor stores, just as many churches. Whenever a business starts up anywhere in downtown Wastefield, it goes under … Continue reading

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Character & Mental Toughness-Man In Full

I got the magazine in the mail.  I gave it a glance, but I never read it. Why didn’t I really read it? Maybe I fell asleep.  Maybe I had given up on that magazine because it had not inspired … 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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