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WINNING WITH ATTITUDE, EFFORT, AND FOCUS

“The best players don’t always win.  The players who play the best do.” – Lou Holtz   This is a subtle distinction.  When all the players are on the field, there are some who have more talent, skill, and strength than the others.  Why don’t they always win?   The effort, attitude, and focus matters too.    I […]

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OWNING RESPONSIBILITY

We believe in “happening to the world.” That means that whatever circumstances we face, those who “happen to the world” will attack rather than withdraw, engage rather than settle.     I saw this on Twitter, posted by Drew Maddox:    “You are responsible for your effort. You are responsible for your attitude. You are responsible […]

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ATTITUDES ARE CHOICES

What is your “attitude’s” reputation?   How would the people close to you describe your attitude? Take a few minutes and reflect on it. Jot down the words.   Positive. Caring. Service-oriented. Friendly. Adventuresome. Fun-loving.   It could go the other way: Bad. Lazy. Negative. Scared.   The lists can be long and varied. But the people who influence outcomes and lead most effectively are aware of […]

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MAKING EVERY DAY SPECIAL

“You don’t have to live each day as if it’s your last, because that isn’t always realistic.  However, you can greet each morning invigorated and content, because you have the opportunity to make every day a special day.” – Rick Pitino Do you believe that?  Every day can be special. Many things are defined by […]

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