Tag: training

What’s Your Training Schedule?

There’s an old saying in the boxing world: “Champions don’t become champions in the ring; they are merely recognized there.” The implication, of course, is that the hard work of winning happens during an intense training regimen. The blood, sweat, and tears on the gym floor; the relentless planning for every possible scenario; the sacrifice […]

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The Six-Month Rule

While studying jazz composition and performance at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, a weathered professor taught me a valuable lesson. With the wisdom of a Tibetan Monk, this sage jazz cat whispered to me with understated confidence, “What you learn today, you’ll play in six months.” He was referring to an idea gestation […]

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Training For Your Own Super Bowl

In less than a month, the two best football teams in the nation will square off for the biggest sporting event of the year.  With an expected audience of over 100 million people, this is the pinnacle career moment of these world-class athletes.  Their chance to shine.  To win.  To make history. To reach the […]

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Empathy is the New Killer App

It stings. Another soul-crushing reprimand from a boss, parent, or spouse. That nauseous feeling when you feel unappreciated, misunderstood, and blamed. We’ve all been there, and in that knee-wobbling state we are far from playing at our best. On the other hand, remember how you felt after receiving a big boost of positive reinforcement. A […]

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What’s Your Training Schedule?

There’s an old saying in the boxing world: “Champions don’t become champions in the ring; they are merely recognized there.”  The implication, of course, is that the hard work of winning happens during an intense training regimen.  The blood, sweat, and tears on the gym floor; the relentless planning for every possible scenario; the sacrifice […]

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