Chris Greicius – and the first ever wish

By |2017-03-02T13:16:05-07:00March 2nd, 2017|Stories|

I am an avid podcast listener.  A few months back, I found out that I had been missing out on The Tim Ferriss Show.  In episode #225: John Crowley - The Real-Life Captain America and Bruce Banner (Seriously) Tim interviews John Crowley, the Chairman and CEO of Amicus Therapeutics.  While [...]

Travis Rudolph’s best catch

By |2016-08-30T21:41:21-06:00August 30th, 2016|Stories|

On the eve of my oldest son starting middle school, I was taken back by a photograph of Florida State Universities star receiver Travis Rudolph.  Recently Rudolph, along with teammates Dalvin Cook, Deondre Francois, Derwin James and Jalen Wilkerson visited Monfort Middle School in Tallahassee. Photo - Facebook [...]

James Naismith and the invention of basketball

By |2015-12-15T12:40:40-07:00December 15th, 2015|Stories|

  From James Naismith himself - his story on how he invented basketball.  This is believed to be the only known audio recording of Naismith.  It is from a January 31, 1939 radio broadcast of "We the People", hosted by Gabriel Heatter.  It was recently discovered by a professor at [...]

Compete like a fourth grader

By |2015-12-04T21:55:05-07:00December 5th, 2015|Stories|

We saw this come across twitter from @JVPIrish and couldn't wait to share it with our community. Recently a fourth grade class in New York was given an article to read.  After reading the article the students were asked to support one of the two sides and defend their position. [...]

Parent, then Coach

By |2015-11-30T15:24:13-07:00November 30th, 2015|Stories|

We are officially live - go tell your friends or anyone who loves self improvement - #edgb — EveryDayGB (@everydayGB) February 16, 2014 When I launched Every Day, Getting Better back in 2013, I launched it as a coach first.  It was for me, after all a resource for [...]

The Lego Letter

By |2015-11-18T13:42:21-07:00November 21st, 2015|Stories|

In the 1970's Lego sets came with the enclosed letter: To Parents The urge to create is equally strong in all children.  Boys and girls.  It's imagination that counts.  Not skill.  You build whatever comes into your head, the way you want it.  A bed or a truck.  A doll's [...]

My Kind of Signing Day

By |2015-11-13T10:48:44-07:00November 13th, 2015|Stories|

The contract is simple, straightforward and to the point. It reads: Fighting Irish Fight for Life National Letter of Intent I, _________, accept the invitation to join the University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish for the 2015-16 school year.  By signing this agreement I promise to have fun, fight my [...]

We are all Pirates

By |2015-11-10T10:12:45-07:00November 10th, 2015|Stories|

Courier News - Travis Simpson After a 55-7 loss in September 2015, the quarterback of the losing team did a remarkable thing.  William Simpson asked to address the winning team.  The loss was pretty brutal, and usually in losses like that, the quarterback is the one who faces the [...]

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