Godin Knows… Sports

Seth Godin (not to be confused with Seth Rogen!) is an author and business/ marketing expert.  His blog (sethgodin.typepad.com) is one I read daily.  It is always interesting and usually thought provoking.  Godin typically does not give me “answers” but will plant a seed … Continue reading

Courage

Being more of a spectator now as opposed to an active coach has given me new perspective (and renewed appreciation) on our job as coaches. It takes courage to participate in athletics, whether as a coach or participant. You are … Continue reading

Resilience

I am continually fascinated by how many concepts from other disciplines relate to coaching, teaching, athletics… and well…. life. Bestselling business/ marketing author, Seth Godin (I read his blog daily, and have read all of his books) wrote about resilience … Continue reading

Overcoming Fear

What makes you anxious? What are you afraid of? What are your fears… your irrational fears? We all have them. Blame it on your “Lizard Brain”… the part of your brain called the amygdala. The amygdala’s job is to provide … Continue reading

You Can Do This

My last post was about “doing your best”… And how, even when you have done your best, “there might be just a little more to give”… And how that relates to my tag line… You Can Do More. A little bit about … Continue reading

Doing Your Best?

“Well, I did my best” “I am proud of our kids… they did their best” I have used these lines (or something similar) before. Did I really “do my best”… did my kids really “do their best”? Bestselling author and marketing … Continue reading

Pre-Season PD

It has arrived… the last two days… the bane of all coaches, especially fall coaches. Professional Development In-Service on Pre-Season Practice days. Now, I never wanted to shirk any of my teaching duties or responsibilities, but I can remember stressing, … Continue reading

This is easy…

No, it really isn’t. Whenever athletes of mine whine, grouse or complain that a particular workout, technique or drill is hard, my comment is always, “Why would we ever want you to do something that was easy?” Business author Seth … Continue reading