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Conquering the Fear of Failure

I was recently asked by a coach, "How can we help young athletes get past the fear of failure." The question can be answered on several levels and I'll use a swimming pool metaphor to expose the depth of this common question. (more…)
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Free Webinar: To Push or Not to Push – A Parent’s Dilemma

Do you find yourself wrestling with how much to push your child? Do you sometimes wonder if you should push at all? Which way do you lean -- Tiger parent or Helicopter parent? This free webinar will give you a whole new perspective on the topic. More importantly, it will provide you with four specific…
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Practicing the Art of Non-Interference

"Tape it up! I didn't fly here from California to watch you ride the pines!" Mrs. Crocker said, in a tone that certainly would have made head coach Tom Coughlin (NY Giants) proud. REALLY?  Would he really be proud of the fact that a seventh round draft pick's mother is in the locker room at…
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Are You Looking for ROI?

Dad had that look on his face after the game. It wouldn't be long before his feelings became the words his son already knew.   "I have to tell you, I'm pretty disappointed in how you played today." There was more.   "We didn't spend all this time and money to watch you deliver this kind of…
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