What is Your Incremental Vision?

What is Your Incremental Vision?

One of the things I do each Sunday is to carve out the time to not only plan my week but to create a vision as to what I want the week to look like and when Friday comes… what is it that I will have accomplished.  I want to create the vibe for the week before...
Prepare like Steve Kerr

Prepare like Steve Kerr

Almost 30 years ago this month I was traveling around the country working basketball camps as I was trying to land my first college coaching job. One of my favorite stops was Tucson, AZ where I worked two weeks at the University of Arizona’s basketball camp. I...
Coffee, Please

Coffee, Please

One of the hardest and most valuable lessons you learn in athletics is that doing everything the right way does not always guarantee success. You can have an amazing work ethic, take care of your business on and off the court, be a great teammate, work on the mental...
Living life with and on purpose

Living life with and on purpose

Eight weeks from this coming Sunday I will be getting in the waters of Lake Michigan to start the Michigan (Frankfort) 70.3 Ironman with a 1.2-mile swim, followed by a 56-mile bike, and then a 13.1-mile run. Eight weeks may seem like a lot of time left to train but if...
Adversity happens for you

Adversity happens for you

One of the greatest revelations I have had in life is that adversity does not happen to us, it happens for us.  When we think that something happened to us we become the victim and fire up the pity party. That does not serve you and it certainly does not serve...