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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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NFL—Ultimate Employee Engagement

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The season of the NFL, or the demonstration of “ultimate employee engagement has begun!  “Employee engagement” is defined as “the emotional and functional commitment an employee has to his or her organization.” Statistics from Gallup show that 71% of all … Continue reading

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It’s Only the 4th Quarter: Never Give Up!

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This column could be a tribute to the Manning brother quarterbacks, Peyton and Eli.  After all, I did dedicate my book to Peyton, and Eli keeps astounding people with his cool performances under pressure.  But it’s more than that for … Continue reading

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New Season: ALL is Possible!

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Yesterday was the First Football Sunday of the 93rd season of the NFL.  I must admit, the thumping fanfare on CBS did bring tears to my eyes.  This sport does not only move ME—it moves Americans as no sport ever … Continue reading

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Preseason 2012: What We Can Learn

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Last year at this time, I wrote a blog called “My Love/Hate Relationship with NFL Preseason Football.”  And it’s that happy time of year again and I still feel pretty much the same way.  Yesterday, I watched my Chicago Bears … Continue reading

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First Female NFL Referee Takes the Field!

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NFL Preseason AND the Olympics on my TV last week . . .ahhhh . . .music to my eyes and ears.  The coolest thing about the NFL Preseason (maybe the ONLY cool thing) was the first female NFL referee on … Continue reading

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NFL Hall of Fame: Attitude of Gratitude

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Another NFL Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony did not disappoint.  Huge, strong, accomplished football men baring their souls, sharing their hearts, choked up with love and gratitude for their mothers, grandmothers, coaches, teammates, and more!  Everything a football girl could … Continue reading

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Inspired by Irvin at NFL Rookie Symposium

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                The NFL Hall of Fame Ceremony and Game are less than 30 days away.  These events signal the beginning of the NFL season for me—HOOZAH!  Meanwhile, we have the Rookie Symposium.  The … Continue reading

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