New Basics for Coaching Success

I'm conducting an experiment to desensitize myself to gluten. So far it's going really well, and I've been paying more attention than ever to the ingredients in the bread we've been purchasing. Lists of additives a mile long have me considering digging out that old...

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Up Your Game

We are big basketball fans in my family, as both of my sons have played competitively for many years.  One thing I’ve always admired about both boys is that they are very team oriented and will often pass the ball even when they are within what appears to be close...

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Feast on Your Life

I was saddened to hear that Derek Walcott passed away in Saint Lucia a few days ago. As an aspiring poet, I carry around a huge stack of poetry, mostly written by others and a few pieces of my own, and draw upon these beauties in my work. Walcott’s Love after Love is...

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How does fear make you move?

There is a tension I've experienced since the start of the year between moving quickly to keep up with all of the energy swirling around and feeling somewhat frozen by the realities of this new chapter in our shared human history. Since frozen has won the battle when...

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The Deeper Fight That Calls Us Now

Hello My Friends, It's been a rough few days. The voices of anger, rage, fear, etc. are shouting their positions all over - TV, the newspapers, Twitter, Facebook. Yes, I'm reading it all - it's hard to turn away - and I feel the deepening "thud" of dread in my heart...

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Learning Curves

Welcome to September!   This time of year always has the feeling of a new start...I guess that's a feature of having children who just started a new grade at school.   And, there is a new energy that is palpable here at work.  There are definitely new challenges...

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