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Eleven Tips to Bring More Energy to Your Next Interview

In his book, Success is a Choice, Rick Pitino writes about what Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and Michael Jordan had in common. “The one common denominator these three share is that their presence raises everyone else’s performance level. That’s what greatness is,” Pitino said. Johnson, Bird and Jordan transferred their energy level to their teammates […]

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How to Increase Stamina Naturally – The Professional Athlete’s Secret

Pick the sport: basketball, wrestling, swimming or cross country the one thing that you’ll find in common about all of these athletes is that they need to know how to increase stamina naturally. This is something that regardless of your sport you have in common with other athletes. Increasing stamina isn’t always an easy task […]

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New Book Claims True Leadership Lies in Acknowledging Human Imperfections

James Robilotta has held a variety of roles in his life from student leader to student affairs professional to stand-up comedian, public speaker, and personal life coach. Those experiences have given him the opportunity to lead, be led, and help develop new leaders, which ultimately led him to a powerful realization: “I see a problem […]

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Grumpy Old Greats

Two summers ago, LeBron James took a lot of well-deserved flack for the manner in which he left his former team and everyone had an opinion. When the smoke finally clears, the 27-year-old business mastermind will have the last laugh (rings included) but right now, all the basketball legends are too proud to admit it. […]

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Life’s Obstacles: Problems, Or Challenges?

You can think you can, or can’t. Either way, you’ll be correct. What, precisely, does this statement, credited to Henry Ford, mean and represent, and how, can, each of us, learn from it, in order to enjoy, a happier, healthier life? Nearly everyone has, been told, at some time, or another, When life offers you […]

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Are You Interested In Playing Poker?

Maybe you recently caught a glimpse of the show Celebrity Poker and all it took was one episode and you found yourself hooked. Or maybe, all your friends have been raving about how addictive the game is and how much money they’ve won. Now you know you’re getting a little bit interested, no matter even […]

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Safety Boots or Sneakers? – Join the Revolution in Safety Footwear

Gone are the days when safety boots and shoes were heavy, clumpy and uncomfortable. The steel toecap and mid-sole present in many 'old fashioned' safety boots and shoes are now a thing of the past. The future is here with the next generation of 'sneaker' style safety shoes and boots using space age lightweight materials […]

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7 Steps to Face Down Your Challenges

I call Missy my wonder dog.   The call came out of nowhere. At 9 am on October 10, my Missy, a rescue blonde cocker spaniel, lost the use of her back legs. Overnight she went from Michael Jordan athleticism to a paraplegic. We had 24 hours to decide if surgery was a viable option.   […]

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A Critique of Howard Gardner’s Text – Frames of Mind

If one watched the NBA Finals in 1998, even if not a Chicago Bulls fan, one would have to be amazed to witness the graceful maneuvers of Michael Jordan in the air above the basketball rim. In the same context, to hear the brilliant vocal performance of Luciano Pavarotti may move one to ask if, […]

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Kobe Bryant Dunk Or How to Increase Vertical Jump

A couple of summers ago Kobe Bryant changed his workout program in order to get stronger – just like Michael Jordan back in the days. Kobe gained between 6 and 7 pounds of muscles (he is now at 220 lbs.), Became a bit slower but still managed to maintain if not to increase his vertical […]