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Ben Loeb

Leadership

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The following is the planned introduction to a chapter in the manuscript of the new book I’m working on. The title to the book is “A. C. E. Your Way.” The book is expected to be released late fall of 2020. Leadership Chapter 7 Introduction Note: The chapter 6 intro is skipped because the topic of adversity with the example…

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Fear

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The following is the planned introduction to a chapter in the manuscript of the new book I’m working on. The tentative title to the book is “A. C. E. Your Way to a Better Life.” The book is expected to be released late fall of 2020. Fear Chapter 5 Introduction Fear can paralyze you on and off the playing field….

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Emotional Management

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The following is the planned introduction to a chapter in the manuscript of the new book I’m working on. The tentative title to the book is “A. C. E. Your Way to a Better Life.” The book is expected to be released late fall of 2020. Emotional Management Chapter 4 Introduction Emotional Management, or the ability to manage your emotions,…

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Confidence

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The following is the planned introduction to a chapter in the manuscript of the new book I’m working on. The tentative title to the book is “A. C. E. Your Way to a Better Life.” The book is expected to be released late fall of 2020. Confidence Chapter 3 Introduction I think the most important factor in being able to…

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Focus

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The following is the planned introduction to a chapter in the manuscript of the new book I’m working on. The tentative title to the book is “A. C. E. Your Way to a Better Life.” The book is expected to be released late fall of 2020. Focus Chapter 2 Introduction What is it about focus that makes it so important…

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Excellence

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The following is the planned introduction to a chapter in the manuscript of the new book I’m working on. The tentative title to the book is “A. C. E. Your Way to a Better Life.” The book is expected to be released late fall of 2020. Excellence Chapter 1 Introduction Is excellence determined by the outcome of a contest or…

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Home Exercise Program

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I’ve been spending a lot of time over the past 6 to 8 weeks watching many webinars. I have mostly watched tennis coaching webinars and some sport psychology-related webinars. During the time when playing tennis was limited it became important to develop an exercise plan. Many kids were taking the easy way out and not doing much exercise. Inertia was…

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Coronavirus and Sports

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The coronavirus and sports don’t mix. Yes, defeating the coronavirus is more important than winning in sports, but it still does not sit well. Most people do not like a disruption in their life of this magnitude. The prolong postponement or worse yet, the cancellation of the rest of a sports season, is disheartening for athletes, parents, and coaches. There…

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Personal Action Plan

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I read a book recently entitled, “The Energy Bus” by Jon Gordon (2007). A student in the sport psychology course I teach at Rock Bridge High School in Columbia, MO recommended it to me last semester. It’s a great read with a worthy message about how much positive energy can make a difference in personal happiness, productivity, and leadership. Last…

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How About Those Chiefs!

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Some how, some way, the magic man and his teammates, coaches and administration did it again. The Kansas City Chiefs, with quarterback Patrick Mahomes & Co., pulled off an unprecedented third consecutive double-digit comeback in the NFL Playoffs to win the Super Bowl on Sunday, February 2, 2020. It reminded me of the first ever accomplishment of the St. Louis…

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