Stop Comparing. Period.

comparison is the thief of joy

They say comparison is the thief of joy. Most agree that comparing yourself to others isn’t helpful. At the same time, most will say, “I only compare myself to me” or “as long as I’m better than I used to be, that’s all that matters.” I’m going to suggest that you stop comparing. Period. Don’t …

You Don’t Have to Know It All

Contrary to what people seem to think, “I don’t know” is a valid response. Just don’t let it be a default, or cop out, answer that keeps you stuck or shuts you down from even trying to do, achieve, be, create, have something you really want to go after. As a parent, as a coach, you’re …

Things to Consider When Your Coach Isn’t Who You Wish They Would Be

“A coach can really make or break an experience for an athlete.” This is a sentiment that was expressed to me one day. I DO agree that coaches ARE important. They are leaders and, yes, leadership matters. Yes, leaders can have an impact. Jerry Lynch, and the team over at Changing the Game, often say, “Your influence …