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Trust Builders with @UFGatorSoccer

Coach Becky Burleigh is back with part 2 from her talk in 2015 at What Drives Winning. Players and coaches have to trust each other.  Coach Burleigh shares the different ways that she helped the Gators build team and trust.

Dream Big

Dream Big

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 days here count. Have fun. Dig deep. Stretch. Dream big. Know, though, that things worth doing seldom come easy. There will be g ...[Read More]

Footprints

Footprints

 Footprints I dreamed I was walking along the beach with the Lord, And across the sky flashed scenes from my life. For each scene I noticed two sets of footprints In the sand; one belonged to me, the other to the Lord. When the last scene flashed before us, I Looked back at the footprints in the sand. I saw that many times along the path of life, There was only one set of footprints. I also notice ...[Read More]

Values and Norms

Values and Norms

Values And Norms There is usually a discrepancy between what people consider their values to be and the effective values which direct them and of which they are not aware. In the industrial society, the official conscious values are those of the religious and humanistic tradition: individuality, love, compassion, hope, etc. But these values have become ideologies for most people and are not effect ...[Read More]

6 Rules of Success

6 Rules of Success

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s 6 Rules of Success 1. Trust Yourself 2. Break the Rules 3. Don’t be afraid to fail 4. Don’t listen to the naysayers 5. Work like hell 6. Give something back

This is what trust sounds like

This is what trust sounds like

As coaches we all want our teammates to trust each other.  I think we could all learn a few things about trust from this video.

Something To Think About

Something To Think About

One day Major Alexi Trifoloff of the Bulgarian Army marched his soldiers to the summit of a hill where he decided to take advantage of the view of Sofia to deliver a Communist lecture. “Comrade soldiers,”he said, “do you see Sofia?” “We see it.” “Do you see the Cathedral of Alexander Nevski?” “We do.” “Do you see the Mausoleum of the leader of the Bulgarian people?” “We do.” “And do you see God, c ...[Read More]

I’ve been down here before

I’ve been down here before

“This guy’s walking down the street when he falls in a hole. The walls are so steep he can’t get out. “A doctor passes by and the guy shouts up, ‘Hey you. Can you help me out?’ The doctor writes a prescription, throws it down in the hole and moves on. “Then a priest comes along and the guy shouts up, ‘Father, I’m down in this hole can you help ...[Read More]

Alex “No Big Deal”

rock climbing

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 is from a 60 Minutes story in 2011. When I watch this video I take away a few key items. Humility is a lost ...[Read More]

Hold the Rope

hold the rope

Hold the Rope – Author unknown Every year a professional football team wins the Championship. Every year a college football team wins the NCAA. Every year the best high school team wins the state championship. All these teams have one thing in common; No matter how tough it became throughout their season, they did one thing — they held the rope! What is “holding the rope?” ...[Read More]