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

March to Your Own Championship

Boo Williams Sportsplex   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 […]

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Jim Burson blog; This Is Why I Coach; www.jimburson.com

This Is Why I Coach

With joy in my heart I’d like to share an email exchange I had this week with Ken Gandola, who played for me 50 years ago! November 1, 1966 was the first day of the season. I was 25 years old and was fired up about life. It was the start of my third season as […]

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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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Jim Burson blog; Monday Coaching Connection: Pay me a compliment, please; www.JimBurson.com

Pay me a compliment, please!

As I watched the Ryder Cup this weekend I was amazed at the great talent on both the U.S. team and the European team. But what I’ll carry with me is their civility under great pressure. They battled each other for three days and competed fiercely, yet there was great respect and a gentlemanly way in which the […]

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Jim Burson blog; Monday Coaching Connection: Live YOUR Life; www.JimBurson.com

Live YOUR Life

Everyone who knows me – or has read one of my books – knows that I engage the books I read. I read and make notes in the book as I read. When I’m done, I outline the book, type the outline and then keep it for future reference. I do this with every single […]

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Jim Burson blog post; Monday Coaching Connection: Who Controls Your Mind?; www.jimburson.com

Who Controls Your Mind?

It’s the start of a new school year! There is certainly excitement and apprehension in the air, from college freshmen (our granddaughter Margo) to high school freshmen (our grandson Jess) to kindergarten students! What a great challenge for coaches and teachers at all levels. We are all filled with different emotions, ranging from high expectations […]

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The Coaching Connection

Jim Burson blog post; Monday Coaching Connection: Who Officiates Your Life?; www.jimburson.com

Who Officiates Your Life?

EYBL at Boo Williams – 80 games, 20 hours of game time, one big basketball weekend! I just returned from my third Nike EYBL event of the season, the annual tournament at the Boo Williams Sportsplex in Norfolk, Virginia. I arrived Thursday evening and attended the 20 games that took place Friday night. I got […]

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