Archive | September, 2010
30
Sep

Drew Brees-The QB who can Motivate his Troops

As a motivational speaker, here is a great story from 60 minutes: http://tinyurl.com/25urq7w, Drew Brees spoke about how he was cut from the San Diego Chargers and was wondering if he would play football again (he had a severe shoulder injury). When New Orleans picked him up, he was asked what really inspired his great play […]

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26
Sep

Katy Perry-A Pop star who failed many times

As she discussed on Sunday Morning on CBS, Katy Perry was a failure initially. Katy said that her stint as a Christian rock artist was a dismal failure. Then she got signed by a few other secular labels that also ended up as failures. Then Capital Records signed her and changed her name from Katy […]

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25
Sep

Tiger Woods and Sports Psychology and Mental Toughness

Tiger is in the biggest slump of his life. Perhaps he has to wear a brighter red shirt. Do you know why Tiger Woods wears a red shirt on Sundays? Tiger Woods, the greatest golfer of our generation, does everything for a reason. Tiger only surrounds himself with people who will allow him to excel […]

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16
Sep

Michael Grimm wins America's Got Talent-He used feedback wisely

If you have been following America’s Got Talent this season, you would have seen immense talent from a variety of acts. One being Michael Grimm. Yes, he was born with a soulful voice, but what he lacked was connecting with the audience. Sharon Osbourne gave him wonderful constructive feedback about connecting with the audience more […]

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13
Sep

Having a stressful day? Turn pressure into pleasure!

Having a pressure packed day-check out this e-zine to help turn pressure into pleasure: http://tinyurl.com/2usonv4

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11
Sep

Plan for Your Best Performace but Prepare for the Worst-Have an Adversity Plan

Rudy Giuliani is known as America’s Mayor. He gained fame as the mayor of New York City during the horrific shock of 9-11. When this terrible situation happened, Rudy Giuliani looked like a man who could handle the pressure: He did not panic. Why? Was it his personality? Was it his upbringing? Giuliani followed the […]

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02
Sep

Sticking with the Basics for Peak Performance

Thomas Friedman was blessed to have a teacher like Hattie Steinberg. In fact, Hattie was the only journalism teacher of this three-time Pulitzer Prize winner, NY Times columnist and best-selling author. Friedman said that his success has been based on sticking with the basics, and Hattie pounded this principle into his head every day in […]

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