Posts tagged "Work Ethic"

High School: Process Over Outcome, Has America Forgotten?

Full Disclosure: This article is a re-post of a piece I did back in June 4, 2009 (and moved to my ChicagoNow blog on March 3rd, 2010) for my personal blog. I thought it timely as it is still something I see continuing in 2012 and beyond.   The first half of this post’s title... Read more »

Athletic Talent or Strong Work Ethic, Where Parents Should Place Emphasis

The importance of parental influence over their children’s attitudes (and thus, their possible success) regarding what they can accomplish, athletic or otherwise, should never be underestimated. That is the principle topic in my recent article, Don’t Underestimate The Power of Parenting for Weplay’s Parenthood section, Expert Advice for Sports Parents. A timely piece encouraging positive parental support, you won’t want... Read more »

Tim Tebow: Can He Make It In The NFL?

In perusing the internet looking for various sports stories of interest, I came across several conversations about Tim Tebow and what others think he can and can’t accomplish. This young quarterback from Florida is currently facing the daunting task of silencing his critics and becoming a premiere NFL quarterback, something I believe to be a... Read more »

Video Demonstration of a "True Champion"

My coauthor, Daveda Lamont, sent me the link to this youtube video depicting what she felt exemplifies many of the principles discussed in our forthcoming book Becoming a True Champion: Achieving Athletic Excellence From the Inside Out. I wholeheartedly agree! Dustin Carter truly demonstrates an awe inspiring commitment to becoming the best he can be.... Read more »