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Jim Burson blog The Coaching Connection: Beat Your Drum Louder; www.jimburson.com

Beat Your Drum Louder

Summer basketball EYBL for Nike has ended this weekend with the crowning of a new champion, the Oakland Soldiers! The Augusta Peach Jam is the premier event of the summer. It is the best: the best players, the best traditions and all of the best coaches in the country How can you make the best […]

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Jim Burson blog; The Coaching Connection: March to Your Own Championship; www.JimBurson.com

March to Your Own Championship

    The buzz is about the NCAA finals. March Madness and Bucket Day mayhem is wild and frenzied! Who do you think will get to the Final Four? How many will the ACC get in? Will Northwestern finally make it? Who will be the sleeper team this year? Prognosticators galore are making bold statements, […]

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Jim Burson blog The Coaching Connection; Where, Oh Where Did January Go?; www.jimburson.com

Where, Oh Where Did January Go?

With the mildness of winter so far, particularly January, it doesn’t seem possible the month is already over and gone. I know we promised to be back with the blog in mid-January after our holiday break, but as you read on I hope you’ll understand and excuse us for the two-week delay! Because I am […]

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Jim Burson blog The Coaching Connection; Holiday Break + Strengths and Word On!; www.JimBurson.com

Holiday Break + Strengths + Word of the Year!

News & Updates Our first holiday break We are happy to announce the first-ever holiday break for Jim Burson’s Solution-Based Basketball®. It has been a busy, wonderful year and now it’s time to pause, take some time off and rejuvenate. We will return to you with new ideas and new offerings on Monday January 16, […]

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Jim Burson blog; Be Great In Your Own Way: The Coaching Connection; www.JimBurson.com

Be Great In Your Own Way

Christmas is a week away! That sounds unbelievable; it seems like we had Thanksgiving just last week! Time does fly and we have so much to be joyful for. Be prepared — I’m writing more about John Glenn. I’m quite aware that I wrote about him just last week, but I’m certain that if there’s anyone […]

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Jim Burson blog; We Can All Be Heroes: The Coaching Connection; www.JimBurson.com

We Can All Be Heroes

What is a true hero? The true hero makes you feel like a hero. That’s the way we should spend our lives; trying to make ourselves heroes by making others heroes! I believe we can all be heroes. In fact, I insist that we all be heroes. This past week has been a reminder of heroes and […]

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Jim Burson blog; Storm the Field: The Coaching Connection; www.JimBurson.com

Storm the Field

    Wow! What a game! The Buckeyes versus the Wolverines. It lived up to all the hype. Very seldom do I watch the entire game, but the magnitude of the playing and of the game pulled me in and I was hooked. My granddaughter, Margo Nelis, is a freshman at Ohio State and was […]

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Jim Burson blog; Aspire, Aspiration, Work: The Coaching Connection; www.JimBurson.com

I Aspire

I’m excited about speaking this week to fellow members of the Appalachian Ohio P-20 Council, a regional organization dedicated to the intersection of student success, workforce needs and rural prosperity. AOP-20 is a group of remarkable people achieving remarkable success in our community and I’m proud to be one of its Champions. The event’s theme is Telling the Story […]

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Ahh, Siesta Key beach at sunset. Comfort! Now add an I.

Comfort With An I

……………………………… You might notice that this is called the The Coaching Connection. As you read on you’ll understand why there wasn’t a Monday Coaching Connection this week  😉  Comfort With An I: The Coaching Connection Fall in Ohio is great! The weather can have perfect days and the leaves are changing into those classic fall colors. […]

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Jim Burson blog; Monday Coaching Connection: Clarity; www.JimBurson.com

Clarity

Without clarity in life your today will be unproductive. Siimon Reynolds, in his book Why People Fail (and which I call Why Coaches Lose) talks about clarity of purpose. He tells us that the Reticular Activating System (RAS) in our brain has a lot to do with what we ultimately will become good or bad in. The RAS […]

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