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Is Your Dream Big Enough?

Diana Nyad has tried four times to swim from Florida to Cuba. She has never succeeded. Does that make her a failure? It makes her a champion! Only champions dream such big dreams. Only winners try things that scare away others. “Marathon swimming is the most difficult physical, intellectual and emotional battleground I have encountered,” […]

How to Win at Everything You Do

You’ve heard a lot of people tell you that if you work hard, you will be successful. And that is true. Kind of. Maybe you’ve asked yourself, “What if I do all this work and I still don’t win?” Fair question. There are real situations where two people work very hard toward a goal, compete […]

Wisdom from a real coach

Here is a look at the coach of the Duke University lacrosse team, John Danowski. The team just won the national championship, but he outlined his philosophy years ago. “This is going to sound really dumb, but it’s never been about winning,” Danowski said then. “Winning is a byproduct of a lot of things, of […]