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Martina Navratilova

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That First Step

For parents, few things rival the thrill of baby’s first step. The proud mom and dad eagerly await the event. They’re ready with the video cam. They call their friends to tell them the news. No wonder! Taking that first step is a huge moment for any baby. It separates the past from the future, […]

Practice and Mindfulness

Martina Navratilova, perhaps the best female tennis player who ever lived, once said, “I just try to concentrate on concentrating.” Her phrase comes to mind as I digest a recent post on Larry O’Connor’s blog, Run4yr life. Larry is a marathoner preparing for Boston in April. From the sound of this post, he has reached […]

What Is Your Brand?

I’m blogging from Cleveland airport, where I’m headed to Columbus, Ohio, to speak about “Seven Secrets of World-Class Practice.” I flew in on Continental, and can eat at Subway. You’re familiar with those brands. They endure; they don’t change depending on the weather or what time of day it is. How about you? If you […]

Winning Qualities

  “Victory always starts in the head. It’s a state of mind. It then spreads with such radiance and such affirmations that destiny can do nothing but obey.” — Douchan Gersi, explorer How do you succeed in the gym? How do you improve and reach your goals? Last night I heard a seminar on starting […]