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Cus D’Amato on Self Control

Cus D’Amato on Self Control

“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 energy. Let it go out of control and it can hurt you, even kill you… Fear is a friend of exceptional people.” – Cus D’Amato

EDGB Library – Nurtureshock

EDGB Library – Nurtureshock

Let’s break down some barriers, change how we think and use data to find best practices.  I first picked up my copy of NurtureShock back in 2009 when it was published.  At that point it was finishing a three month run on the top of the New York Times best seller list.  NurtureShock is no small read, it is a book that you will read in chunks and then process the information.  It really change ...[Read More]

John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success

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Coach John Wooden is a ledgend of the hardwood.  His time at UCLA is rivaled by very few.  UCLA has a very good write up on Coach Wooden’s Pyramid of Success.  If you are looking for a great book to read, I would strongly suggest They Call Me Coach.  You can purchase the book below.