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Don’t Let Your “Offense” Get Beaten by the Noise!

  Super Bowl 2014:  My man, Peyton Manning, goes down in spectacular fashion.  After breaking all-time offensive records in the regular season—touchdowns thrown (55) and yards thrown (over 5400), it didn’t matter.  He gets rattled and rolled by the best … Continue reading

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Comeback Time! Find the Fire

How cool is it that the NFL Playoffs and the College Championship and Bowl games happen for New Year’s?  Just when we are fighting our tendency to hash over last year’s regrets — the unfulfilled expectations– the thwarted intentions, here … Continue reading

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Why Not Have a Players-Only Meeting?

What I love about sports is they keep it simple.  Any member of a sports team can call for a “players-only meeting.”  Detroit Lions running back, Reggie Bush said, after his team’s second consecutive loss, “We definitely need to have … Continue reading

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Think You Can Do It Alone? “Not so fast, my friend.”

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Why is it that NFL teams with the most talented players aren’t Super Bowl champions that year?  Take the San Diego Chargers. Philip Rivers, the Quarterback, has the best individual stats (including accuracy leader in passes completed), so why aren’t … Continue reading

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“Worst to First”–the Power of Resilience

One of the great things about sports is you can see the human condition ebb and flow in a microcosm lasting 60 minutes on the football clock (which we all know is not really 60 minutes) and interminable minutes on … Continue reading

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Stay Poised in the Noise

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Statistics are fun.  I mean, don’t you love knowing that Edison patented almost 1300 inventions in his lifetime?  Or that summer on Uranus lasts 21 years?  Or that more than 10 people a year are killed by a vending machine?  … Continue reading

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“Look up, get up, and don’t ever give up”

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These are the words Michael Irvin used at the end of his acceptance speech when he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2007.  I am a Hall of Fame junkie as you know (see my blog … Continue reading

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Momentum 2013: Reinvent or Reinvigorate

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As usual, we enjoyed my Super Bowl/birthday party at my sister’s house. Of course, I couldn’t help taking  several notes during the game.  Baltimore had a commanding lead—28 to 6—when the lights went out in the stadium.  34 energy-draining minutes … Continue reading

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Bless Your Holiday Stress: It Means You’re Still Alive!

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Here it comes again –the season of giving AND receiving. You know how you’ll be “receiving” some family and friend obligations you never receive except during the two months ahead? Once you CHOOSE to receive, you now get to choose … Continue reading

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Fighting the Defense: Superstorm Sandy

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No blog last week—did you notice?  I travelled last Sunday to—wait for it—the East Coast!  I was determined to make it in ahead of Superstorm Sandy.  A big audience was waiting in Virginia.  The Annual Conference had been scheduled a … Continue reading

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