Personal BEST!

Make every moment better than before. When I was swimming competitively, my coach always emphasized that we should each swim every race to achieve our “Personal Best.” The rationale was . . . As long as our race time were always our personal best, we would always be a WINNER regardless of our placing relative […]


It’s how REAL communication happens. A face-to-face meeting, or private conversation between two people, usually in an intimate setting; a head-to-head. “private” “intimate” “head-to-head” With minimal outside interference . . . No “3rd party” noise (other people butting in on the conversation) No electronic interference (cell phones – computers). Does this REALLY exist? Where is it? When is the last […]

Are YOU #1?

REALLY? My friend Joe Calloway (“performance coach and advisor who helps great companies get even better,” Business Author and Speaker) wrote a post a couple of days ago that continues to swirl in my head. Check it out here: A dangerous assumption you may be making. The wisdom Joe imparts is multidimensional, but I take away the […]

Moving the ball forward . . .

Everyone has those days when they work and work and work and seem to be accomplishing little (or nothing). In fact, sometimes it may feel like the results are BACKWARDS. How do you think a running back feels in a football game? Even the best running backs on the planet are doing pretty fantastic if […]

Consistent Persistence Wins the GOLD!

Sunday 2/24/2013 was the BIG day that our mighty 8th grade SBA Women Bears played in the championship final VS their nemesis arch-rivals Christ the King. This St Bernard Academy team had quite a season . . . and had already taken home the high honor of winning the regular season. Now for the REAL […]