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Where Was Peyton’s Matt Flynn?

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A month till my birthday, which also means a month till the Super Bowl!  Before the season started, I was hoping my favorite quarterback, Peyton Manning, and his team would be IN the Super Bowl.  He inspired the first (and … Continue reading

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Any Given Sunday: A Lesson For Us Women

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                    As your self-appointed “funny football female,” I feel it my duty to make an impassioned plea to watch the NFL Playoffs with your husband, male honey, or hang-with pal.  Not … Continue reading

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Handling Your Holiday Stress (Wrapped in 5 Easy Tips)

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A solution-focused, light-hearted approach for handling this season’s anxieties comes with a tangible payoff.  You choose to be happy. Yes, but in these troubled times? And with THAT family coming over? By following these 5 tips, you can improve your … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Handling Holiday Stress – #4

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4. Make full use of your “Internal Whistle” This means what it means in football.  To stop the action, the whistle blows.  We need to take a deep breath and take stock before letting a stress trigger or a whiney … Continue reading

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Do You Inspire TRUST in Those Around You?

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Is TRUST an issue in your workplace?  Is it an issue at home?  What can you do to rebuild it with your significant people?  Or build it in the first place? My presentations on this subject have been well received … Continue reading

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Make the Catch First – Then, Turn Up Field

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Week 10 in the NFL, I noticed an error made by several players. During the morning games, two different times, a player turned his head up field before he had secured the ball. The “catch” was not complete – the … Continue reading

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What a difference a coach makes!

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What a difference a coach makes!  I know the song title is “what a difference a day makes” and that applies, too, to my favorite game.  Yesterday—week 9 of the NFL season, was truly an example of “any given Sunday.”  … Continue reading

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Is success contagious?

World Series Game 5: Detroit Tigers v St. Louis Cardinals

Imagine this:  You are a rabid baseball fan in St. Louis. At the end of the season, your team barely makes the playoffs. In a best out of 7 playoff World Series,  your team is down 3-2 to the Texas … Continue reading

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You don’t have to love football to learn the lessons of the game.

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I just returned from keynoting at two events for women: one in Boston and one in Orlando for the Ophthalmic Women Leaders (OWL.) I was not surprised to see so many “football girls,” however, seeing my speech through the eyes … Continue reading

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Things You Can’t Measure…Sure Do Measure Up!

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Are you still judging your worth in terms of net profit over the last five years? Don’t worry, your greatest resource is still intact: YOU! Football calls it “having the intangibles.” In an interview, Aaron Rodgers, last year’s Super Bowl-winning … Continue reading

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