The Beginners Mindset

How can the athlete get the most out of their coaches?  Kevin Eastman, assistant coach of the Boston Celtics, suggest players have a beginners mindset. In his article called The Beginners, Kevin is talking about the veteran player’s mindset that coaches want. I believe this beginners mindset applies to all players, especially those under 30 … Read more The Beginners Mindset

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How To Build Better Relationships On Your Team And In Your Life – Choose Your Response

Have you ever had someone react differently than you expected to something you said? We all have and there is something you can do about it.  Anthony Robbins says “The meaning of your communication is the response you get.”  If you don’t like the response you are getting, change your approach.  Okay but how and … Read more How To Build Better Relationships On Your Team And In Your Life – Choose Your Response

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Building Resilience – Harvard Business Review

Gen. George W. Casey, speaks with Master Resilience Training School students during a recent visit to Fort Jackson, S.C. U.S. Army photo by Susanne Kappler.

What makes one person grow from experiencing a trauma, another gets through it to be basically the same as they were before the trauma (resilience), and yet another fall apart?  Dr. Seligman shows how training can move people towards growth as the result of the trauma.  “These are the people of whom Friedrich Nietzsche said, “That which … Read more Building Resilience – Harvard Business Review

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Performance Statement – How to Improve Yours

The average person has up to 60,000 thoughts per day. Why not make them self-created and truly positive thoughts? From a mental perspective the most tried and true way to enhance performance is through self-confidence. Positive self-talk enhances self-confidence which enhances performance. Internal dialogue significantly influences performance. A performance statement specifically identifies the process of … Read more Performance Statement – How to Improve Yours

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