Dream Big

By |2017-02-10T10:54:20-06:00February 10th, 2017|Poems|

DREAM BIG If there were ever a time to dare, to make a difference, to embark on something worth doing, it is now. Not for any grand cause, necessarily -- but for something that tugs at your heart something that's your dream. You owe it to yourself to make your [...]

When we first met I was just a kid

By |2015-11-30T14:31:38-06:00December 2nd, 2015|Poems|

Many people read the poem that Kobe Bryant posted to The Players's Tribute announcing his retirement.  But those people who were lucky enough to be at the Staples Center that night received a more personal message. When we first met I was just a kid. Some of you took me [...]

Are you strong enough to handle success?

By |2014-09-23T10:37:32-06:00September 23rd, 2014|Poems, Stories|

Unfortunately, the road to anywhere is filled with many pitfalls, and it takes a man of determination and character not to fall into them.  As I have said many times, whenever you get your head above the average, someone will be there to take a poke at you. That is [...]

Alex “No Big Deal”

By |2014-02-27T13:31:49-06:00March 17th, 2014|Video|

Alex Honnold, known as Alex "no big deal," to his friends, is the best professional athlete that you have never heard of.  He is a revolutionary in his sport.  He has accomplished tasks that make your palms sweat just hearing about, and your pulse race when you watch.  This video [...]

Walk On

By |2014-02-21T13:35:25-06:00March 11th, 2014|Video|

DJ Greggory's long walk is so well documented here.  Another great lesson in determination and fulfilling one's goals.  Still think that you can't achieve something?  Please visit DJ's foundation Walking for Kids.

Ben Comen

By |2014-03-01T10:04:13-06:00March 1st, 2014|Video|

This is simply my favorite story of all time.  It is without the story that I have shared the most with teams, small groups and large lectures.  To fully understand and comprehend it, I strongly suggest you exit my page, just for a minute and visit this Rick Reilly story [...]

Commitment to Excellence

By |2014-02-21T14:29:50-06:00February 20th, 2014|Stories|

I owe almost everything in football, which I spend the greater part of my life in, and I have never lost my respect, my admiration nor my love for what I consider a great game.  Each Sunday after the battle, one group savors victory, another group wallows in the bitterness [...]

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