A Symphony of Motion

I recently came across a short film on rowing that I first watched over 30 years ago.  It was a time of wood boats and wood oars full of character and life.  It was a time too of crew coaches speaking as philosophers. Thanks to YouTube I can add this gem to my blog.  I... Continue Reading →

The Secret: Hugs and Huddles

Big Papi, World Series Hero and Leadership visionary.  David Ortiz, the Big Papi himself is a bigger than life sports star who almost single-handily won the baseball World Series for the Boston Red Sox yesterday. I read a story this morning at the Fast Company website (link here) detailing the leadership lessons from Big Papi... Continue Reading →

“Hi Coach”

"Hi Coach."  As I turn around I look up to see a young man smiling back at me.  He was one of the kids I coached in Little League baseball over four years ago. The event was a reception at my son's high school.  My youngest just graduated from high school with plans to attend college back east.  The... Continue Reading →

It is a Long Season

Baseball is back.  As a lifelong fan of baseball this is a time of renewal each year and expectation for a good season for my team and for baseball in general.  A year ago I wrote about this renewal (read here) and this year I have the urge to write again about baseball.  Baseball, unlike... Continue Reading →

Thursday Thought – Laugh, Think and Cry

Note: Each Thursday I will post a little something to inspire us to finish the week strong. These Thursday Thoughts will be a quote, piece of music, artwork, or inspirational video.  Congratulations, you made it over the hump and let's finish the week together. The college basketball championship tournament is well under way here in... Continue Reading →

Thursday Thought – Who We Are is Why We Win

Note: Each Thursday I will post a little something to inspire us to finish the week strong. These Thursday Thoughts will be a quote, piece of music, artwork, or inspirational video.  Congratulations, you made it over the hump and let's finish the week together. It has been awhile.  Time for some more rowing.  My competitive... Continue Reading →

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