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 [...]

What Causes of Creativity

By |2015-04-23T12:06:28-06:00May 1st, 2015|Stories|

What causes creativity? CONFIDENCE: ability to question without fear OBSERVATION: seeing problems / ideas HUMILITY: knowing you don't know everything MINDFULNESS: thinking on how to think CURIOSITY: exploring and experimenting RESOURCEFULNESS: something to tinker with ENERGY: to explore and tinker ACTION: not just thinking. but doing

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 [...]