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How good is good enough?

"Doing your best is more important than being the best."

Zig Ziglar

“I didn’t do my best. I know I can do better.”

It sounds so innocent. Like it might be a useful thought to motivate you to improve.

But what it turns into is, “It’s my fault. I let my team...

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Your 4-minute mile

“It’s impossible” they said. “Can’t be done.” Experts said that the human body was incapable of running fast enough for long enough, to run a mile in under 4 minutes.

Until May 6, 1954.

Roger Bannister did the impossible and broke the 4 minute mile barrier in...

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What is wrong with you?

“Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habit. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.”

–Lau Tzu

It all...

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3 Reasons why you're NOT motivated

Our brains are the most efficient, most powerful, most amazing tools on the planet.

People have been trying to recreate the human brain in the form of super computers for decades, and it simply cannot be done.

Your brain is the only one like it in the UNIVERSE. The human brain is one of the few...

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Your Goal is not the Goal

That’s right.

Goals are are not merely for the achieving of them, but for who we become in the process.

Who would I have to become to be the person who leads the team? Wins a state title? Gains a college scholarship? Lands the job of their dreams? Starts their own...

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I'll be happy when...

How would you finish that sentence?

Maybe when you win that state title? Get that college scholarship? Increase your vertical? Earn a starting spot on the team?

What if being truly happy was available RIGHT NOW?

“Being aware of the present moment simply means you never believe the illusion...

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Lessons from Kobe

“I DIDN’T TRAIN ONLY MY BODY — I TRAINED MY MIND, TOO.”

The Mamba Mentality.

As Kobe said:

“The only way I was able to pick up details on the court, was by training my mind to do that off the court and focusing on every detail...

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