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President Obama

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Obama As Sport Psychologist

The president’s remarks at Pearl Harbor sound very much like the ones sport psychologists use to help athletes perform at their best.

Hurricane Sandy and Motivation

If you have ever doubted your power, just look what happened in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. People lived without heat, power, hot water and light for a week or longer. Some waited in gas lines for five hours. Others slept in their cars. EvenNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and President Obama did what some […]

Perspective and Jeremy Lin

Football Hall of Famer Joe Namath wrote a book called “I Can’t Wait Until Tomorrow ‘Cause I Get Better-Looking Every Day.” Now there’s another New York sensation, and we can only wonder what tomorrow will look like for Jeremy Lin. Lin owns Broadway right now. He’s led the New York Knicks to six straight wins, […]

Conquering the Self

President Obama has won at least one key victory. Amid tax deals, a bad economy, and multiple wars, he’s stopped smoking. Spokesman Robert Gibbs says he hasn’t seen any evidence of smoking in the last nine months. If that’s true, then even Obama’s critics can give him some credit. Dealing with any addiction is a […]

Facts, Not Opinion

“At any given moment, public opinion is a chaos of superstition, misinformation, and prejudice.” ~ Gore Vidal Wednesday marks the 100th day of the Obama presidency, and a great debate rages over how he is doing. The trouble with this debate is, however, that no one can even agree on the terms. Do we measure […]