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Coaches: 12 Podcasts That Will Make You Into Better Leaders

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Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better. INC.COM | By Lolly Daskal – Podcasts continue to grow in popularity as a convenient way to stay on top of all kinds of topics. As a result, the field is becoming steadily more crowded–a recent check of iTunes showed more than 100 podcasts with the word […]

Where Would Golden State Warriors Be Without Steph Curry?

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By Adam Fromal, National NBA Featured Columnist | Despite the Milwaukee Bucks putting the first blemish on their record, the are still the NBA’s best team, and Stephen Curry continues to be the biggest catalyst behind their historic levels of success. One year after adding an MVP trophy to his resume, he’s the prohibitive favorite […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Shaquille O’Neal: LeBron James Was The Best Leader I Played With

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By Tomer Azarly | Cavs Nation :: Shaquille O’Neal played 19 strong and successful seasons in the NBA before retiring after the 2010-2011 season. He played with greats like Penny Hardaway, Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade, Steve Nash, Lebron James, and Paul Pierce. According to Shaq, who spoke with Ethan Skolnick on Bleacher Report Radio, talked […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Tim Tebow makes winning debut on ‘Good Morning America’

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By Chris Chase – On Monday morning, Tim Tebow made his debut as a contributor to ABC’s top-rated morning show, Good Morning America. The former college star and current SEC Network analyst appeared live on GMA‘s New York set to introduce an inspirational story about 10-year-old Deven Jackson. The Pennsylvania youngster had both legs amputated […]

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 […]