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The Coaching Connection

Jim Burson blog The Coaching Connection; Make Each Day a Gift; www.JimBurson.com

Make Each Day a Gift

I recently read The Ultimate Gift by Jim Stovall. If you could pick one gift to receive in your life, what would it be? A job that pays $250,000 or more? A division I head coaching job? A new car and house? Inherit a fortune? The book was about an older rich gentleman who died […]

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The Coaching Connection

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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The Coaching Connection

Jim Burson blog; Monday Coaching Connection: Would you give away the gold medals you win?; www.jimburson.com

Would you give away the gold medals you won?

This past week I had the pleasure of speaking at the Morgan School District all-staff opening orientation meeting. The superintendent, Lori Snyder-Lowe, invited me to give a motivational talk that would set the tone for the upcoming school year. I could feel the excitement in the auditorium as the entire staff – custodians, bus drivers, […]

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The Coaching Connection

Jim Burson blog post - Monday Coaching Connection: Why am I coaching? p. 27 from his book "The Daily Nugget"

Why Am I Coaching?

The author John Maxwell once said, The two best days of your life are when you are born and when you discovered why.” Have you ever asked yourself, “Why am I teaching?” “Why did I get married?” “Why did I have 7 kids?” “Why am I coaching?” Usually these are asked during difficult times, like […]

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