Two New York Exhibits Feature Muhammad Ali

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SIKids.com | Riley Neubauer | March 7th 2017, 11:50 am Sports fans—especially boxing and Muhammad Ali fans—will love two current exhibits at the New-York Historical Society! The first, Muhammad Ali, LeRoy Neiman, and the Art of Boxing, highlights Muhammad Ali’s friendship with LeRoy Neiman, a painter known for his colorful depictions of sporting and entertainment […]

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The 1 Thing All Highly Resilient People Have in Common

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BY JESSICA STILLMAN Contributor, Inc.com | What can you learn from the man who invented instant ramen noodles? A lot more than how to make a tasty meal in a cup in just a couple of minutes, according to Y Combinator-backed serial entrepreneur Nathan Kontny. On Quartz recently, Kontny shared the inspiring story of Momofuku […]

WANT TO RAISE RESILIENT KIDS? A NAVY SEAL DAD SAYS ALWAYS DO THIS

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BY BILL MURPHY JR. | Inc.com – Resilience is defined as “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.” There’s no surprise that it’s a characteristic of some of the world’s most successful people. It’s also a required trait to endure and succeed in some of the toughest specialties in the U.S. military. Over on Task […]

US Domination of Women’s Sports Proves Power of Positive Thinking

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By Avi Wolfman-Arent | Bleacher Report – Every four years, we’re told that our American female Olympians are playing for something greater than medals. They are playing to inspire, to uplift, to challenge the notion that women belong in certain boxes. It’s a trope we’ve been hearing at various volumes over the last four decades, […]

The Extraordinary Scientific Proof That Positive Thinking Works

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by Carla Schesser | Ninety percent of success in any walk of life is a direct result of how the mind is used. Top athletes, top business executives, top parents, top entrepreneurs, and the most successful individuals all understand the important truth that the mind is what counts. It really is as simple as Henry […]

SI Cover: The Education of the NBA’s Next Generation Begins

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SI.com | Four NBA teams are featured on the cover of this week’s NBA preview issue of Sports Illustrated, which takes a look at how each team’s superstars will act as mentors to their next wave of stars. Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Karl-Anthony Towns appears with Kevin Garnett. Los Angeles Lakers guards D’Angelo Russell and Kobe […]

The 6 Surprising Secrets of Self-Control

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Inc.com – What is it about self-control that makes it so difficult to rely on? Self-control is a skill we all possess–yet we tend to give ourselves little credit for it. Self-control is so fleeting for most that when Martin Seligman and his colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania surveyed 2 million people and asked […]

First Impressions of Top 2014 NBA Rookies

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ESPN.com – An early look at what rooks are doing well — and what they need to work on… The biggest challenge for NBA rookies is that they are dealing with far taller, longer and stronger men than they have ever faced on a nightly basis. On top of that, they must contend with the […]

Motivate Yourself in 30 Seconds

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BY GEOFFREY JAMES, Inc.com – It’s easy to motivate yourself when you ask your mind (and heart) the right questions. Getting motivated is easy. All you need do is “connect the dots” between why you take action and what action you must take next. To do this, you ask yourself nine simple questions. As you […]

LeBron’s Real Reason for Going Back to Cleveland

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Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY Sports – Home is a sense of place, where you feel you belong, where you need to be. It doesn’t have to be the place you were born. But it can be. For LeBron James, his sense of place is Akron and northeast Ohio and by extension, Cleveland. James told USA […]

MadBum Delivers: Madison Bumgarner Saves the Giants to Win Third World Series in Five Years

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The bullpen gate opened in the bottom of the fifth inning, and here he came. It was Madison K. Bumgarner, on his way to the office, to a lonely pitcher’s mound in someone else’s stadium. To a place where he could do those amazing things that he does. Where he could […]

How to Boost Your Mental Toughness: Tips From a Special Agent

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BY JILL KRASNY – When the odds are long and the stakes are high, there’s only one person to call: an FBI Special Agent. These highly trained agents are mentally tough–they’re prepared to face pretty much any challenge. Sounds a bit like what’s required of any entrepreneur. But what if you weren’t born with that […]

U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Wins World Cup Qualifier in 6-0 Rout

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By Steven Goff | Washington Post – The U.S. women’s national soccer team is perfect at RFK Stadium, unbeaten at home over almost 10 years and nearly flawless in World Cup qualifying history. All three categories were addressed Monday night as the Americans trounced Haiti, 6-0, to top their group and continue the march to […]

6 Small Changes to Your Morning Routine Will Transform Your Entire Day

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BY DREW HENDRICKS – People have a lot of bad habits when it comes to morning routines. Here’s how to fix them. The first few minutes of your morning are the most important of your day and can set the tone for positivity and productivity. Ideally, you have an app or clock that taps into […]

LeBron James Says Chicago Bulls Are Better Than Cleveland Cavs Right Now

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By Grant Hughes, National NBA Featured Columnist – LeBron James’ basketball genius extends beyond his ability to learn new offensive systems overnight or make passes three steps ahead of the defense. He is also, apparently, a master of motivation. Per Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com, James had this to say about the Chicago Bulls ahead of […]

‘Honored and humbled’ Peyton Manning sets TD standard

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USATODAY.com :: DENVER — Peyton Manning now stands alone as the NFL’s all-time touchdown king. The Denver Broncos’ 38-year-old quarterback threw touchdown No. 509 of his career Sunday night against the San Francisco 49ers to break Brett Favre’s career record. (Read Entire Awesome Article at USAToday.com)

10 Powerful Habits of Highly Effective Leader-Coaches

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BY PETER ECONOMY – INC.com – Becoming a successful leader requires more than just hard work. Truly outstanding leaders cause their passions and enthusiasm to set a charge into their organizations. Let your passion be a part of who you are as a leader. Lead with both your head and your heart. Be a leader who […]

Be A Sherpa Coach: Why the Best Leaders are Servants, Not Kings

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BY JOSH LINKNER | Inc.com – If you set out to climb Mt. Everest, one of the first things you do is hire a Sherpa. Originally an ethnic group in Nepal, today a “Sherpa” is the common term used for the leader of a mountain climbing expedition. In business terms, you are hiring a CEO […]

All Great Leaders (and Coaches) Have This

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What do all great leaders have in common? The answer may surprise you. BY GEOFFREY JAMES | Inc.com – In my experience, all great leaders share a singular and unmistakable “common denominator.” Is it maturity? No. Nobody would ever accuse Mark Zuckerberg of being “mature.” Youth? Again, no. Dole Foods CEO David H. Murdock is in […]

How I Learned to Set Truly Big Goals From My 7-Year-Old

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Inc.com | BY LEE COLAN – Walt Disney has a famous quotation: “If you can dream it, you can do it.” It sounds good, but do you really believe it? For years, frankly, I was on the fence. Like many of us, I learned about goal-setting early in my career. However, it was only a […]