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Category: Personal Excellence

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“The reason we’ve been supporting tennis so passionately, is that inside these lines you’re not so much facing adversaries as you are peering through a mirror, trying to outdo none other than yourself.” Rolex Watch advertisement on TV during the Wimbledon Women’s Singles Final 7/9/22

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Category: Empathy – A Historical Perspective

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“My goal in telling any story about historical figures, places or moments is to put those small pieces of history in their proper place. I feel the same about Bill White, Bob Gibson and Curt Flood, and my hope is that audiences are inspired by what true sacrifice and perseverance looks like in pursuit of justice, liberty and freedom.” “What…

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Categories: Effort/Focus

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“People are going to question whatever you do, no matter what you do. I have a lot of effort that I put into every single day, the work that I do to reach my goals, so I really don’t have extra effort left around to give to paying attention to what random people are saying on this talk show or…

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Category: Resilience/Perspective

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Category: Resilience/Perspective When it was all over, Jaylen Brown said he gave (Jason) Tatum a hug. “It stings that we kind of didn’t play to our potential, this game. But it is what it is. You got to learn from it and move on. As tough as it is, it’s been a great year, been a great journey.” Jaylen Brown…

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Category: Resilience

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“In a way, resilience is in our blood. It’s been passed through generations of our ancestors, who were killed, enslaved, and deported to the farthest places in an effort to break our national identity. There’s no way we can betray them.” Irynka Kohut Hromotska, a photojournalism graduate Fulbright student from Ukraine; Columbia-Missourian 04/21/22 Question: Where does your resilience come from?

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Category: Team Dynamics

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“You have to handle things. You don’t hold grudges against people. You just work through it. Because, if you don’t… then you just have two sides going against each other. And that’s not what you want. You preach being a team. Those are the things you want to continue to hold on to. Things happen. You just work through it…

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Category: Emotional Management/Mindset

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How to prepare to stay calm in the heat of competition? Use Breathing Exercises and A Proper Mindset on how to approach competition – see from the perspective of how cool it is and to enjoy it Nathan Chen on advice from a mental performance coach on how to stay calm Chen won the 2022 men’s figure skating Olympic gold…

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Category: Leadership

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In Memory of… Publicly, (Emile) Francis always had your back as a player. But privately? He had no trouble holding anybody to account. He was very straightforward and matter of fact. There was no politics in his world. It just is or it isn’t. Mike Liut, former St. Louis Blues goalie on Emile “The Cat” Francis (Coach & GM) in…

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