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Who Is To Blame? The Power of Parenting

Children and young kids are different today! They have no respect; they don’t listen; they have smart mouths, tattoos, music that is horrible; they are into drugs and alcohol; and are much more susceptible to opiate addictions. They seem to be getting blamed for all our problems! So I ask again: who is really at […]

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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; Monday Coaching Connection: TruthTeller; www.JimBurson.com

Truth-Teller

The real head coach and I just returned from a week in Los Angeles for The Academy, Nike’s final event for the summer. The Academy is a real showcase of the top 60 players in the country. This year’s player leaders include past NBA stars like John Lucas, Rasheed Wallace, Ron Harper, Gary Payton, Junior […]

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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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Jim Burson blog post; Monday Coaching Connection: Confidence; http://jimburson.com

Confidence is Preparation and Choices

Are you afraid to try out for the basketball team? The debate team? Are you afraid to ask the pretty cheerleader to the Homecoming dance? Are you fearful of taking Calculus because you are not sure you can pass it? Scenarios like these are governed by your confidence! Fear of success and fear of losing […]

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