The Bookshelf

From Chump to Champ -
How Individuals Go From Good to Great
by David Benzel

Discover what it takes to be a Champ! Some organizations and families, are healthier, more productive, and more successful than others. Look closely and you will see that the most common factor distinguishing good from great in either a company or a family is its individuals and their unique relationships. Are the individuals in your organization, or your family, eager for growth...but stuck without a plan; hungry for excellence...but wallowing in mediocrity? Is greatness just out of reach? In order for the group to move from good to great, the individuals within it must first move from Chump to Champ. It is a journey that must start on the individual level, and requires persistence and direction every step of the way. Join David Benzel on one of the most significant and meaningful endeavors you or your team will ever take. David's life story is an inspiration to athletes, corporations, and employees alike. ($14.99/ea)

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From Chump to Champ Workbook
by David Benzel

Some organizations and families are healthier, more productive, and more successful than others. Look closely and you will see that the most common factor distinguishing a good company or family from a great one is its individuals and their unique strengths. The workbook leads you through a series of introspective exercises designed to help you find personal answers to your Chump to Champ journey. Your own revelations from completing each exercise will guide your steps through the four stages of this personal transformation. The Chump to Champs workbook provides direction every step of the way. Let it serve as your roadmap as you navigate through your journey. ($12.99/ea)

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"5 Powerful Strategies for Sport-Parent Success"

By David Benzel

The perfect tool for improving conversations and situations in a family with young athletes!

This little book is designed to teach five powerful strategies for helping you build an enduring relationship with your child during the youth sport years. The concepts are simple, yet significant. If you follow the suggestions in this book, I believe your athletic outcomes will be more satisfying and your relationships significantly more rewarding for years to come.

  • How to keep sports and life in balance
  • Handling a child's motivation
  • How to have healthy conversations about the game
  • How to encourage rather than criticize
  • Managing body language during competition
Single Copies - $4.99 each
Family & Friends Pack (5) -- $19.75 (3.95 ea.)
Elite Team Pack (10) -- $37.60 (3.76 ea.)
Full Team Pack (25) -- $87.50 (3.50 ea.)
Club Pack (100) -- $325.00 (3.25 ea.)
Athletic Director's Pack (250) -- $747.50 (2.99 ea.)
President's Pack (500) -- $1,250.00 (2.50 ea.)
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"5 Powerful Strategies for Athletic Success"

By David Benzel

An athlete's guide for improving performance and developing a leader's character
before, during, and after competition.

Are you tired of plodding along waiting for your athletic career to turn the corner?
The five strategies taught in this book will stretch your athletic and human potential as much as any workout or competition. Master the lessons found here and watch your athletic performance, your personal satisfaction, and your self-confidence soar in sports and in life.

  • Soak It All In
  • Do It Anyway
  • Own It No Matter What
  • Explain It Well
  • Believe In Your Story

Single Copies - $4.99 each
Family & Friends Pack (5) -- $19.75 (3.95 ea.)
Elite Team Pack (10) -- $37.60 (3.76 ea.)
Full Team Pack (25) -- $87.50 (3.50 ea.)
Club Pack (100) -- $325.00 (3.25 ea.)
Athletic Director's Pack (250) -- $747.50 (2.99 ea.)
President's Pack (500) -- $1,250.00 (2.50 ea.)
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Coaching Revolution - A Philosophy and Game Plan
By David Benzel and Derek Wolfe

Today's athletes and sport parents are increasingly reluctant to give coaches respect and loyalty before it is earned. For this reason coaches must offer more than sport knowledge. A coach's credibility is judged on the environment created, the emotions managed, and skills taught - for sport and for life.

The Coaching Revolution manual provides a step-by-step guide guaranteed to:
  • Unite all coaches using a philosophical approach that works
  • Present a credible plan to parents designed to gain support and loyalty
  • Earn the commitment of your athletes beginning with the first day of practice
  • Create team chemistry
  • Generate athlete commitment
  • Develop athlete self-confidence
Coaching Revolution comes with templates and handouts that can be duplicated for coaches, parents, and athletes.
  • Standards and Boundaries (for coaches, athletes, & parents)
  • Coach's Self Assessment
  • Essential Elements of Practice Sessions
  • "Way to Go!" Cards
  • Athlete Personal Vision Page
  • Athlete Weekly Self Evaluation Report
  • Mentoring Program for Athletes
  • Parents' Meeting Agenda
  • Articles for Coaches and for Parents
Get revolutionary results by revolutionizing the learning environment
for your athletes!
Coaching Revolution is available as a book or an e-book.
Coaching Revolution book -- $24.95
Coaching Revolution e-book -- $12.95
**Contact Growing Champions for Life for volume discounts for your coaching staff.
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Managing Thought: Think Differently. Think Powerfully. Achieve New Levels of Success by Mary Lore

Managing Thought: Think Differently. Think Powerfully. Achieve New Levels of Success

Mary Lore's proven process includes dozens of eye-opening and energizing self-awareness exercises, targeted thought techniques, and real-world applications to help you shift your perspective on your career, your relationships, and your life. Whatever you think, you can achieve. It's all in your mind...

When you manage your thoughts, you manage your life.

That's the simple and revolutionary premise of Mary Lore's award-winning book. Managing Thought goes beyond other "positive thinking" books by offering a practical, systematic, step-by-step approach to thought management. These proven techniques help you :
* Identify your goals and focus on ways to achieve them.
* Eliminate thoughts that waste time, energy, and money.
* Turn positive thinking into positive action.
* Balance professional success and personal fulfillment.
* Find true peace of mind in everything you do.

The best thing about this powerful thought management system is: you can apply it to all aspects of your life. You can conquer your greatest fears and self-doubts, deal with difficult people and situations, face the toughest challenges head-on, and inspire yourself to achieve new levels of success you never thought possible.
Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, "Great men are they who see... that thoughts rule the world." With Managing Thought, the world is yours.

Click HERE for more information and to order your copy.

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Mindset

Every so often a truly groundbreaking idea comes along. This is one. Mindset explains:

  • Why brains and talent don't bring success
  • How they can stand in the way of it
  • Why praising brains and talent doesn't foster self-esteem and accomplishment, but jeopardizes them
  • How teaching a simple idea about the brain raises grades and productivity
  • What all great CEOs, parents, teachers, athletes know

Teaching a growth mindset creates motivation and productivity in the worlds of business, education, and sports. It enhances relationships. When you read Mindset, you'll see how. Click HERE for more information and to order your copy.

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Finish Strong - Teen Athlete

Finish Strong...it's more than a statement, it's an attitude. Dan Green, "Mr. Finish Strong," brings his powerful life philosophy to the teenage athlete through short, engaging and real-life stories; perfect for the fast paced life of your teenage athlete. Each chapter is written to inspire, teach, challenge and motivate your youth to reach new heights as an athlete as well as an individual. Dan Green's follow up to his best-selling book"Finish Strong" identifies 15 key principles for developing the champion within, and no matter which sport is played, any teen athlete (male or female) can learn from it. With "quick hit chapters" and visually stimulating graphics, teens will benefit from this inspiring collection of stories and lessons learned. It has the potential to be life changing. Click HERE for more information and to order your copy.

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