goal

John Wooden on wisdom

we should NEVER let ambition cause us to SACRIFICE our integrity or diminish our EFFORTS in other [areas]. However, we need to REMEMBER that we never REACH a serious goal unless we have the INTENTION of doing so.

Dear Coach – A letter on respect and teamwork by Louis Nix III

Dear Coach – A letter on respect and teamwork by Louis Nix III

Dear Coach, I want to take a moment to write you a letter to remind you of the importance of your job. I know you put in a lot of time and effort and I can imagine that at times your job feels kind of thankless. Don’t forget, though, that you have a tremendous impact on the young people that you coach. You are simultaneously an authority figure, a role model, and a friend. To sum it up, your team ...[Read More]

Believe in yourself

Believe in yourself

Believe in yourself and in your dream though impossible things may seem. Someday, somehow you’ll get through to the goal you have in view. Mountains fall and seas divide before the one who in their stride takes a hard road day by day. Believe in yourself and in your plan. Say not – I cannot – but, I can. The praises of life we fail to win because we doubt the power within. ~Autho ...[Read More]

Man vs. Time

Man vs. Time

It’s crazy to think that, at some point, we’re not going to have a second chance to do what we want to do for the rest of our life. Understand what that means.  At one point, we’re not going to have a second chance to do what we want to do for the rest of our life. So tell me, what are you willing to sacrifice to live that lifestyle that you want to live? How hard will you push t ...[Read More]

The first step

The first step

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are.  

I use the word hungry to describe what I mean when I talk about desire.  Being hungry provides you with the physical and mental energies necessary for success.  The sacrifices that are necessary become easier  when one places a goal or objective at a high level.

Ara Parseghian