All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must seem inactive; when we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are far away; when far away, we must make him believe we are near. The Art of War is a classic.…Details
Teams come in varying sizes with myriad functions. No matter what a team’s function, though, there are certain attributes that valuable, contributing members of a team have. Check today’s episode to and make sure you have them – or start providing them – before your team decides it no longer needs your presence. — Listen on:…Details
Happiness: a Mental or emotional state of well-being. Two years out of college, I still lived in my parents’ house. I worked at Foot Locker, with a redneck, closet racist boss in his 30s who had a creepy affection for young girls in their teens (or barely out of their teens) who he kept hiring.…Details
I’ve gotten some form of this question multiple times from players over the years. I’ve addressed it within other posts; hopefully this post will be easier to find, and can save you from being robbed. The Situation The Player (you) has some team interested in you. They’re ready to pay for your flight to come over, but…Details
“Here’s the “big idea” in 76 words: There is a fundamental disconnect between the way we pitch anything and the way it is received by our audience. As a result, at the crucial moment, when it is most important to be convincing, nine out of ten times we are not. Our most important messages have…Details
Your team isn’t very good. The opponent is REALLY good. You’re frustrated by your teammates’ lack of focus and their absence of skill. You really wish you had some stronger reinforcements. But wait — YOU are on the team. And that alone is reason enough to know you can win. This episode is about just…Details
You don’t find the time. You don’t make the time.
You just get sh*t done.
If you can do it faster, do it.
If it takes longer, that’s what it is.
As long as what needs to get done, gets done.
That’s the objective, right?
As I covered in 25 Reasons to Quit Worrying, worry is a strangler. Worry chokes off all other options of thought (like thinking positively) and chokes you off from opportunity. Worry is fear done in advance, over things that usually don’t even occur. This episode will solve your fear-in-advance issue once and for all. —…Details
Players eventually come to understand that strength is necessary for excelling in basketball. But there are some questions that come with it.
Namely, if a player bulks up, how will it affect the player’s game? Will your shot be thrown off? While it stunt your growth? Where should you begin?
This is from a conversation i had with a professional European league basketball coach. The question was, What do you look for in an American player whom you might sign to play for a team you’re coaching?
This video is the full answer.