Abraham Lincoln’s Brilliant Method for Handling Setbacks

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What was the secret of Abraham Lincoln’s success in dealing with people? Incredibly, this is not just a question that a business journalist would ask. Dale Carnegie himself–the legendary author of How to Win Friends and Influence People–asked the exact same question on page 8 of that famous book. Carnegie was in a unique position to know the answer. […]

Why the Dutch Dominate the Olympics in Sochi

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Gijs V. | LINKEDIN | February 17, 2014 – Even The Wall Street Journal opens their home page with “In Sochi, the Dutch are Dominating”. It is amazing, even for a Dutchman like me, to see the Netherlands leading the Olympic medal count today with only seven days to go: Netherlands 17 Russia 16 and […]

America Rocks the Freestyle Olympic Medals

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USATODAY | Sochi, Russia – As America’s three ski slopestyle medalists made their way from interview to interview Thursday afternoon after sweeping the medals in the sport’s Olympic debut, a small group of U.S. fans began to sing. It was badly off-key, but it was a poignant gesture not lost on the athletes competing here […]

Snow on the Ground in 49 Out of 50 States

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USA TODAY | February 13, 2014 – Some snow is on the ground at the highest elevations of the Big Island of Hawaii. Texas will likely soon lose the little bit of snow that’s on the ground Snow is on the ground in 49 out of the 50 states — only the Sunshine State of […]

Steve Fisher revived his career, SDSU

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ESPN | SAN DIEGO — Forget assistant coaches. When Steve Fisher arrived at San Diego State in 1999, he needed a priest. That was the only way to secure the attention of a community filled with San Diego Chargers and Padres fans. Because back then, it would’ve taken a miracle to boost an Aztecs program […]

Shaun White Faces His Toughest Test Yet

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BLEACHER REPORT | Winter Olympics Sochi – Shaun White‘s time has arrived at Sochi, as his pursuit of becoming the first American to conquer the Olympic halfpipe at three consecutive Winter Olympics culminates Tuesday morning. White, no doubt, is following a routine that’s as precise as a German train schedule. With two Olympic golds plus another 13 from […]

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A Secret of High Performers in Just 16 Seconds

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Human Performance Institute Co-Founders, Dr. Jim Loehr and Dr. Jack Groppel, recall the first time they uncovered one of the key principles in Corporate Athlete training…and it only takes 16 seconds.  

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The Enemy of Trust and 6 Ways to Defeat It

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Leading With Trust | Blog February 2, 2014 – Today is Super Bowl Sunday, and along with tens of millions of other people, I’ll be watching the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks battle it out for the NFL championship. One of the things I enjoy about watching sports is paying attention to the “game within […]

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The Lakers Bench Looks Spacious and Comfortable

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BLEACHER REPORT | Los Angeles – The Los Angeles Lakers had just eight active players against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, which gives their bench considerably more room to stretch out. Chris Kaman took full advantage by making the area his personal couch space. (Click for Bleacher Report)

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