Monthly Archives: January 2011

Believing In Yourself
Having a positive self-fulfilling prophecy is one of the most critical necessities for any professional athlete. In short, a self-fulfilling prophecy is the belief one possesses about his or her athletic skills and their assumption about how things will go once in competition. The self-fulfilling prophecy not only plays a role in athletic events, but also in work situations, like a businessman conducting a presentation or an attorney trying to sway the jury. If you don’t believe in your own skill set to achieve positive results (regardless of the context), the odds of succeeding plummet. 32-year-old golfer...
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FOCUS on the Positive
The world of athletics, business, and life in general often boils down to making decisions. Life is full of choices and certain decisions an individual makes that will push them into one direction or another. When making these decisions it is important to have confidence, think positive, and do one’s best to remain calm. Athletes often enter into stressful situations; stepping to the plate with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, lining up for a goal line stand on fourth down, or reading a putt to win a golf tournament. All sorts...
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One Family, One Goal
Recently I went to Louisiana to work with the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks baseball program. I have to say it was a great experience. Many teams can learn a lot from what is going on over there in Warhawks Nation. There are certain characteristics that all great teams must have if they plan on winning a championship. One of them is hard work. Teams must put in the time and be dedicated to conditioning, practice and getting prepared for their games. These elements resonated through each player as they displayed the desire to want to work hard...
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