Tim O'Keefe Blog

High Expections, Diminishing Returns.

Sometimes the guy that is supposed to be all that. Isn’t all that. Move on. Coaches too often invest valuable time on someones physical potential, while over looking their emotional potential. While someone with more metal toughness is willing and ready to give that stellar effort. Our lives serve as either a warning or an example...

Life is a Game of Lots of Inches

Life is a Game of Lots of Inches

Now, I can’t do it for ya. I’m too old. I look around. I see these young faces, and I think, I mean, I made every wrong choice a middle-aged man can make. I, uh, I pissed away all my money, believe it or not. I chased off anyone who’s ever loved me. And lately, I...

Hard Work Beats Talent especially when talent doesn’t work!

Hard Work Beats Talent especially when talent doesn’t work!

Effort expands talent. Will Smith is about sickening work ethic. Expand your own self imposed limitations by systematically shattering them. Hard Work Beats Talent especially when talent doesn’t work!

"How many plays in a football game? " sixty. "Whats the most important play?" This one.

Hurt

Reznor of Nine inch Nails wrote it, Johnny Cash made it is own. I hurt myself today To see if I still feel I focus on the pain The only thing that’s real The needle tears a hole The old familiar sting Try to kill it all away But I remember everything What have I become...

Boys to Men because of Personal Responsibility

I am a proud coach as last night our boys became men, as they for the first time played an entire game. They fought until the game clock was at 00:00. It was the last regular season game, and if that is how it all ended, win, lose, or draw , I’m good with that. Mission...

How a Beautiful Girl Humbled Me Last Night

The pursuit of mans desires are too often what cause wars and many a ruined life or at least an evening. It can build nations and ruins lives. And lately, I have begun to think the bible’s Eve of the Adam and Eve’s, has been treated unfairly. History blames Eve as man’s failure, the temptress.  As...