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Beating the Odds

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Why Jordan Spieth Will Bounce Back

Even after experiencing disaster on a world-wide stage, golfer Jordan Spieth showed an indispensable quality of a champion.

Daniel Murphy and “The Zone”

Daniel Murphy of the New York Mets is offering baseball fans a glimpse of a player performing in “the Zone.”

The Lesson of “Undercover Boss”

No matter what their business, the executives on “Undercover Boss” are looking for great attitudes.

More Vital Than Genius or Strategy

You can have the best plan and the most skill, but if you lack this one ingredient, you’ll never win.

When Your Child Has a Poor Teacher

Your child goes back to school in September, and you know the teacher isn’t very good. What do you do?

Four Things to Learn from the U.S. Open

Even if you’re not a golf fan, you can get better at whatever you do by watching the U.S. Open.

U.S. Open Golfers: Shut Up and Play

U.S. Open golfers are already complaining about the Chambers Bay course. Umm, should it be easy?

Motivation by the Numbers: 199

The number 199 reminds us that it’s easier to spot someone’s faults than to spot their potential.

Motivation by the Numbers: 12

The Number 12 reminds us of two things: Avoiding failure doesn’t work. Bouncing back from it does.

Motivation by the Numbers: 10

Why the number 10 reminds us that less is more.