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HOPE IS A SKILL THAT COMES FROM SETTING GOALS

I recently read that “hope” is a skill. Candidly, never thought of hope as a skill.  Maybe an attitude.  Maybe wishful.  But not skill. But someone broke it down this way: Hope happens when we set goals. Setting goals directs our view to the future.  Gives you a target.  Refines your focus.  It’s the first step toward building a future. Hope […]

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PROCESSING LIFE

I read a devotion by performance coach Tim Kight. He made this point: We engage in a “process” in our life’s pursuit every day.  The question is whether your action each day is well designed and leading toward a goal? Or is it haphazard and ill-defined leading nowhere? Kight offers a few important insights to consider: […]

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THE BEST WORK HARD

“Talent is never enough. With few exceptions, the best players are the hardest workers.” – Earvin “Magic” Johnson Jr. I spent most of my youth getting by on talent.  I was big for my age.  It helped me athletically.  I could read and do the math, and that helped me get by in school, to […]

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THE JUICE IS WORTH THE SQUEEZE

“Everything you want is on the other side of ‘hard’.” – CJ McCollum, NBA player McCollum is a story of overachievement.  He was undersized.  Played college basketball at a non-descript school.  Was a long shot to be an NBA player but he has worked his way to being a first-round draft pick and is a solid star in […]

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