People ask me all the time “what does it take to be #1?” The short answer is dedication, determination and focus…the not so short answer is by telling my personal story. Back when I played professional tennis, I gained a world-ranking on the tennis tour, but never reached number #1. Many years later I decided to…


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Over the years as a professional tennis player as I came up through the ranks I kept learning how to simplify and get rid of wasted movements. The clearer I got through practice the better player I became. Now years later as a business and performance coach I use this same philosophy in helping businesses…


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It was years ago as young boy that I heard my brother asked our father, “Why did you do it, Dad?” He was a Navy Chaplain and a war hero who led the charge at Iwo Jima without a weapon. He only had a Bible, communion sacraments, and faith with him to provide encouragement to the Marines he…


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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME…HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME!!! 26 years ago on my birthday May 17, I was lying on my hotel room floor crying all alone feeling like I failed my family big time.  Okay, let’s backup and tell you “how and why” I was on the floor in my hotel room feeling so bad…


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Nerves happen to us all. Most often we see it as a negative thing and try to push the nerves down deep or away entirely.  We get nervous when we are about to: Step out of our comfort zone Take on a wicked tough challenge Have an important conversation But, what if we could use…


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