Archive | November, 2012
28
Nov

Prep Football: Liability or Benefit for Kids?

By TIM BUELER Detroit Sports Observer Every high school football season the media will typically report on at least one player who died on the gridiron. We will also hear a few accounts of a boy being paralyzed by this violent game, as well as the countless injuries and concussions to our young athletes. With […]

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26
Nov

Give Thanks to a Mentor.

Are you smarter than a 5th grader? Here’s your question: Why do we call it “Thanksgiving”? If you are like most, you said the Pilgrims were giving thanks for all that wonderful food they were about to eat with their neighboring friends. I would add that the Pilgrims were also thanking their indigenous neighbors, the […]

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19
Nov

The Head Coach: Pride beats intimidation in football, and in life.

Football mimics life in many ways. One way is in the challenge of motivating others to perform at their peak. Teachers struggle to motivate their students. Parents try to spark their children to study more. Coaches can, at times, have a difficult time setting a fire under their players. That is why Bud Adams stepped […]

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15
Nov

Winning Life’s Lottery

You won life’s lottery if you were born in these United States of America. Given your great fortune, you can become anything you desire. You can even become president. Just look at whom we reelected as President this past week — Barack Obama. He came from a lower middle class family and was raised by […]

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05
Nov

The Head Coach:Planning ahead for the season of transition

In Middle Tennessee, we are now in the season of transition. The leaves are bright orange and yellow and all will soon leave their branches and fall to the earth. Nature is making its transition into winter. Transition is a desirable state for many in the workforce, but as a Corporate Speaker I often see […]

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