Shamed, Demeaned and Cancelled- Woke Cancel Culture

Todays writing may hit a few nerves so I give advance notice. If it turns you off or offends your feelings then please read another person postings. However, my hope would be that because we may disagree on this does not mean we have to quit following one another or reading each others work. IContinue reading “Shamed, Demeaned and Cancelled- Woke Cancel Culture”

“G” Words Alphabet Series- Great Leaders

Today I am back on my series of alphabet words that describe great leaders, coaches, motivators and people we all are attracted too for being great.  Good leaders can be great leaders if they work really hard at building their management skills and grow their employees, athletes and team members with guidance and direction. These coaches and leaders are often gleeful people that gain the attention and can make people giddy withContinue reading ““G” Words Alphabet Series- Great Leaders”

Chasing Championships- Never Let It Override Your Family Time

Coaching for a long time has shown me many things.  I have made one of the biggest mistakes many coaches make and that is losing focus of the family, spouse, kids and the most important people in your life as you pursue excellence and chasing championship rings.  I coached football for almost thirty years andContinue reading “Chasing Championships- Never Let It Override Your Family Time”

Physical, Mental and Spiritual Impact of Tragedy

Today I am writing a brief post about one of the hardest times in my life.  I was coaching at a local high school and halfway through the season our head coach and my good friend passed away suddenly and unexpected.  This was a huge loss for his family, students, athletes and the community asContinue reading “Physical, Mental and Spiritual Impact of Tragedy”

Life Skills We Need Learn Growing Up

Playing some form of organized sports is like a right of passage for many of us.  I grew up in a large family where every boy played football.  All of my brothers, and boy cousins played football at some point in their life.  Most of my girl cousins played basketball and softball in school, butContinue reading “Life Skills We Need Learn Growing Up”

Positive Attitude, Work Ethic and Winning at Life

Someone shared this with me today and I decided to write about the motivation it gave me instead of my other topic.  The quote above talks about mindset, attitude and putting in the time and effort to win.  Roger Clemens was a dominating pitcher in major league baseball from the 1980’s into the early 2000’s. Continue reading “Positive Attitude, Work Ethic and Winning at Life”

Four Things Great Coaches/Leaders Have In Common

Coaches hold the key to make or break a teams success. Coaches that have poor interpersonal skills, have huge egos, don’t care about their student athletes and just use power to bully their way with the athletes put a sour taste in the mouths of the players. On the flip side, a great coach inspires,Continue reading “Four Things Great Coaches/Leaders Have In Common”

Professional Growth and Career Direction

Creating awareness of your current professional career growth and direction begins with knowing your own routines, habits and results.  We go to work and before you know it the day has come and gone with the results we may not have desired or planned for once the morning started.  There is only a set amountContinue reading “Professional Growth and Career Direction”

Showing Empathy During Tough Conversations Builds Bridges

Today I am talking about having a tough conversation with people and how being empathetic and showing you respect and care about what they are saying goes a long ways to building a bridge that can help you gain some type of agreement.  That agreement may be to agree, disagree or table the topic butContinue reading “Showing Empathy During Tough Conversations Builds Bridges”