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Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate, our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate, our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.

But somewhere along the line you changed, you stopped being you. You let people stick a finger in your face and tell you youre no good, and when things got hard, you started looking for something to blame, like a big shadow. Let me tell you something you already know, the world aint all sunshine and...

The Difference in Humans that Makes the Difference

The Difference in Humans that Makes the Difference

6 Human Needs-Tony Robbins Your model of the world is what shapes you long term it is the filter. What influences people? What are you after? Its needs. What is the map or belief system to get those needs? What is the fuel you pick? Certainty Variety Significance- we all need to feel important, unique. Connection...

Arnold Schwarzenneger Success Formula

Arnold Schwarzenneger Success Formula

Image by d_vdm via Flickr I can zero in a on a vision of where I want to be in the future. I can see it so clearly in front of me, when I daydream, its almost a reality. Then I get this easy feeling, and I don’t have to be uptight to get there because...

The Battle of Whiner and Superman

The Battle of Whiner and Superman

The game is only metaphor for a larger battle going on between the ears. This battle is the epic fight where man decides to slay his fear and asks will I be ordinary & average like the collective? Or will he climb his stairway to those spoils reserved for the unique… that is waiting for the...

One of John Wooden’s Last Appearances

Definition of Success John Wooden at TED Talks. Not the attainment of prestige. So Wooden says that success comes from what you have control. “Peace of mind from self satisfaction to make the best effort of which you are capable” “Reputation is what you are perceived to be, character is who you are.” One of his...

Not a Label

Not a Label

Image via Wikipedia The Coach: Ernie, this is Floyd Little. Floyd, this is… Floyd: Ernie Davis….2,386 yards,360 carries, 6.6 yards a carry. Ernie Davis: You good at math, huh? Floyd: You see, my plan is to be just like you,best Negro running back in the NCAA, Heisman Trophy all the way. Then the NFL, make some...

Gentlemen, this is a Football

Gentlemen, this is a Football

Image via Wikipedia “Gentlemen, this is a football”, Vintage Vince Lombardi. I never really got this message other than getting back to basics. The message became real however when I read Pete Carroll’s new book. Winning Forever. He writes, “USC won fifty three straight games when we had a positive turnover ratio.” And he goes onto...