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The Difference Between Losing and Being Beaten

In his book Essentialism, The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, Greg McKeon tells the story of Larry Gelwix, one of the most successful high school rugby coaches in history. In thirty-five years, his Highland High School
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The Batting Cage Strategy

One of the biggest mistakes you can make is judging the success of your effort by the initial response you get. I was reminded of this as I sat through a 20 Group meeting. Mike
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Something to Consider When You Feel Like Giving Up

Have you ever felt like giving up? “Mike” and “Harry” certainly did. They were frustrated by their general manager’s performance failures. He was highly compensated, but his results weren’t on par with his pay. In spite
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How to Regain Your Swagger at The Shop

The year was 2012, and I was frustrated. I was frustrated by the fact that I couldn’t move “Jack.” Jack is a shop owner who was failing to achieve his profit goals. He and I would
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How to Achieve Relentless Success at Your Shop

In his book, Relentless, From Good To Great To Unstoppable, Tim Grover tells the story of how he became the personal trainer of choice for professional basketball players in the NBA. Back in the late 1980s, Tim
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How To Profit From Your Biggest Problem

The San Antonio Spurs are one of the most successful franchises in professional basketball.  They’ve won five NBA Championships and have the highest regular season winning percentage in league history. With all their success, the Spurs still
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The Surprising Secret of the Influential Leader

Jimmy Johnson was the head football coach of the Dallas Cowboys from 1989 through 1994.  He had a reputation for being a no-nonsense, disciplinarian who was tough on his players. Falling asleep during one of his
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The Secret To Building Momentum At Your Shop

In 1995, Mike Tyson was released from prison after serving a three-year sentence.  His promoter Don King was eager to help him regain his title as boxing’s Heavy Weight Champion of the World. For his first fight,
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