10
Jul

Mental Toughness and the 2012 Olympics

Are you interested in the technology behind making an Olympic athlete? Here is an article I contributed to for United Airlines Magazine. It is really interesting! http://www.hemispheresmagazine.com/2012/07/01/let-the-games-begin/4/

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03
Jul

Tiger Woods wins for the third time in 2012

Tiger Woods is back. But more importantly, what can we learn from Tiger? Be patient. Trust yourself. Follow a learning mentality and you will be successful. Those are powerful lessons from the greatest player!

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03
Jan

Happy New Year and sport psychology Predictions

As a sports psychologist, I believe we will have some great mental game stories. Will Tiger finally make his comeback official? Will a young gun become a true star and take Tiger’s Reigns? What do you think will be a 2012 headline?

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15
Jul

Rory McIlroy at the British Open

Everyone believe Rory McIlroy will run away with the British Open like he did at the US Open. The problem is that now he has the weight of expectations placed upon his shoulders. With expectations comes much more pressure-with pressure comes tension in the arms which leads to bad swings. When you have expectations placed […]

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13
Apr

Rory McIlroy at the 2011 Masters

As a professional speaker this year’s Masters was a goldmine! Rory McIlroy clearly choked at the Masters 2011. He had the lead and was not ready for all those expectations of winning. This shows us that Talent is not enough, but we also need to be emotionally tough and emotionally prepared for pressure. If Rory prepared […]

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07
Feb

Big Ben and the Steelers fail at Critical Time in Superbowl

As a motivational speaker, I always state  that the test of a true champion is whether  he can  weather the storm under intense pressure. Big Ben in the last drive of the Super Bowl showed he could not handle the pressure. To be great at Football or business or any venue , you must be […]

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09
Nov

Emotional Control is Essential for Football, Life and Business

Texans’ Johnson and Titans Finnegan were ejected from the game and both were fined for their fistfighting on the football field. Yes football is an aggressive game, and yes you need to be pumped up, but if you lose your cool, you will lose your game. Regardless of sport, or situation, you have to have […]

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05
Oct

Melinda Gates on 60 Minutes-She is a true hero for your motivation

As a motivational business speaker, I am always looking for great stories. Here is one: Melinda Gates appeared on 60 Minutes last Sunday. She mentioned that material goods did not make her happy but rather doing good and  giving back is what drives her. The Gates Foundation is planning on giving away billions of dollars […]

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