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Marshmallows and Pro Drafts

A simple test given to 4-year-olds predicts success in life.

What Great Coaches Do

Richard Quick, legendary collegiate and Olympic swim coach, died earlier this month of cancer.

I had never heard of Quick, but anytime a coach is accomplished enough to have his obituary appear on the national wires, I want to know more . And everything you need to know about Quick comes from the way his former athletes describe him.

Mindsets: Fixed or Growth

  “Coaches are often frustrated and puzzled. They look back over their careers and realize that some of their most talented athletes—athletes who seemed to have everything– never achieved success. Why? The answer is that these athletes didn’t have everything. They didn’t have the right mindset.” So begins an article by Stanford University psychologist Carol […]