Social Media

I played long before social media existed.  I barely coached in the social media era.  I have heard the frustrations from other coaches at the collegiate D-1 level that deal with the impacts of social media, so I thought I would give my two cents. How could social media have a negative impact?  Honestly the … Continue reading Social Media

Discipline

"Discipline is choosing between what you want now and what you want most."Abraham Lincoln The great equalizer.  Discipline.  I think this attribute is predominantly viewed as some draconian, militant term that implies rigidity and no fun.  When properly executed it is quite the opposite.  I have quoted Jocko Willink, retired Navy Seal, in prior posts.  … Continue reading Discipline

Accountability

This topic belonged in the beginning of these posts.  It is key to successful execution of most of the other topics.  Accountability can start at an early age.  Parents can impart this into their kids with simple tasks.  Assist as the kids pack their own gear bags.  Make sure they understand the importance of the … Continue reading Accountability

Work

"There may be people with more talent than you, but there is no excuse for anyone to work harder than you."Derek Jeter There are very few people that have made it to the apex of anything that didn’t put in the work.  I am saying that for pursuits and activities across the board, sports, business, … Continue reading Work