3-Point Play: On ditching excuses, setting standards, and boredom in the classroom
Nearly all mediocre players are great at finding excuses – alibis – for their failures. But placing blame and making alibis is really just a bad habit. Good players lose this habit and learn not to look for alibis.
Monday Mindset: Keep It In Perspective
We just finished a 30 minute visit with a woman that my mom has gotten to know who fled Ukraine with her husband and her daughter. They’re from Kyiv.
3-Point Play: On foot fakes, accumulated actions, and being a successful student
Foot fakes are extremely useful when you have the ball in a scoring position and haven’t used your dribble yet. To do a fake-and-crossover well and make it work, be sure you don’t just move your foot.
Monday Mindset: From Tiny Acorns
From tiny acorns to mighty oak trees, grow. Start small. Be willing to take the small actions today and tomorrow that could turn into something really significant down the road.
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A Leadership Lesson Most Never Get
If there is one crucial concept that is important to living well, it’s learning to live between your own ears.
3-Point Play: On measuring performance, bouncing back, and study buddies
You are your ideal opponent. The best way to improve is to compete ferociously against your perfectly matched competitor, You-Yesterday.
Monday Mindset: Embrace Each Season
We’re all in different seasons of our lives and you could choose to dread the season of life that you’re in or you could make the most of the season of life you’re in.
3-Point Play: On mental toughness, getting what you want, and how to succeed in life
Want to improve your mental toughness? Make a conscious effort to be the person your teammates would choose under pressure.