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How to Think About Problems

Life is a series of problem-solving events. And the way you approach these problems will determine how successful you are in solving them. As a wise person once observed, “The problem isn’t the problem. The way you handle the problem is the problem.” For a look at how great problem-solvers approach their work, here’s an […]

Choices You Make

All of life is choice. Your decisions make your destiny. That’s why a classroom demonstration left me speechless yesterday, barely able to process what I had just seen. Dr. Rob Gilbert, professor at Montclair State University in Northern New Jersey, opened his sports psychology class with an offer. He pulled a $20 bill from his […]

Enjoy the Journey

Here’s a quote that takes us beautifully into 2012: “It is not in the pursuit of happiness that we find fulfillment, it is in the happiness of pursuit,” said Denis Waitley. What a perfect message for you and those around you! Whether it’s a sports season, a business venture, or anything at all, enjoy the […]

The $1,000 Challenge

If nothing changes, then nothing changes. This goes for your sport, your studies, or your business. If things keep turning out short of what you want, then you must change something. It happened to me recently. A doctor told me, basically, to change my diet or die. Those were the only two choices. But how […]

In it or into it?

Do you know someone who is totally into what they’re doing? Tell us about it! Here’s why we want to know. The difference between in and into is the difference between greatness and mediocrity. You can be in school or into school. You can be in a sport or into a sport. You can be […]

Get Rejected by the Right Person

Yesterday a sports psychologist visited our team and, of all the things he said, the one that really stuck involved rejection. He said, “Make sure you get rejected by the right person. “If you’re thinking of attending a certain college, make sure you get rejected by the admissions department, not by yourself. “If you’re thinking […]

Sports Parents

If you’ve been around high school or college sports for even a little while, chances are that you know one of those “sports parents.” Dr. Rob Gilbert, professor of sports psychology at Montclair State University in Montclair, N.J., offers the following list of ways to see if a parent is going too far. Is the […]