The start of Stillness

By |2019-10-01T09:33:47-06:00October 1st, 2019|Library, Quotes|

Moments ago I started reading the much anticipated book Stillness is the Key by Ryan Holiday.  It is a book that I have anticipated for a long time, being a big fan of Holiday's past work, Ego is the Enemy.  While I read the book, my goal is to [...]

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Buzz Williams, coaching, community and choices

By |2018-01-24T09:43:03-07:00January 24th, 2018|Quotes|

“I think my tenure as a coach is coming to a close. I tell my players that, I tell my children that, because all I care about is all the things he just talked about. I think the things that I used to look at on a scorecard that were [...]

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A leadership tweet from Mark Cuban

By |2017-09-24T20:21:50-06:00September 24th, 2017|Quotes|

Leaders don't conform to the consensus.  They create a consensus to their vision and goals. Leaders don't change their positions mid-debate.  They welcome scorn from the masses because it creates the opportunity for dialogue. Leaders don't look backwards to condemn what has already been done, they look forward to create [...]

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Cus D’Amato on Self Control

By |2017-06-16T13:10:56-06:00June 17th, 2017|Quotes|

“Boxing is a sport of self-control. You must understand fear so you can manipulate it. Fear is like fire. You can make it work for you: it can warm you in the winter, cook your food when you’re hungry, give you light when you are in the dark, and produce [...]

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A meditation to increase empathy

By |2017-01-05T09:10:46-07:00January 5th, 2017|Poems, Quotes|

“When you wake up in the morning, tell yourself: the people I deal with today will be meddling, ungrateful, arrogant, dishonest, jealous and surly. They are like this because they can't tell good from evil. But I have seen the beauty of good, and the ugliness of evil, and have [...]

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Eutemia

By |2016-09-14T09:00:17-06:00September 14th, 2016|Library, Quotes|

Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday “According to Seneca, the Greek word Eutemia is one we should think of often.  It is the sense of our own path and how to stay on it without getting distracted by all the others that intersect it.  It’s not about [...]

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The Truth

By |2016-02-11T13:15:36-07:00February 11th, 2016|Quotes|

The truth is not trendy; it remains constant through time and unaffected by opinion or culture. - John Bevere

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