Pause, Listen, Respond

Nicole Lindsay has an interesting article on Lifehacker with some really good advice on how to take constructive feedback. Her recommendations begin with suggestion that one should pause before responding, which requires tremendous maturity, but …

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Leyland

I enjoyed this article on ESPN.com by Howard Bryant about Jim Leyland whose Detroit Tigers are competing in the world series. Well written and insightful the piece captures the paradoxes in Leyland’s coaching style and …

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The Element of Luck

Can you make your own luck? Can you deal with some failure in order to create success? There was an interesting interview up on Wired.CO.UK  with Frans Johansson, the author of the new book The …

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Conversations with Dave

The other day I was working out with Dave, my personal trainer. We started to discuss the impact of coaching on our playing. He’s a lifter, a big guy, but lean. You can tell he …

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Healthy Competition

stiksa via Compfight In case you were looking for more reasons to respect Brad Friedel, the 41 year old goalkeeper with Tottenham in the EPL, Grant Wahl is up with a piece on SI.com about …

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