If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. —Booker T. Washington
learning to view each situation by itself has helped me in coaching. I know that I can have blanket rules, but blanket rules don’t always fit every individual. I need to treat everybody fairly, but fair doesn’t always mean equal.
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a higher level of expectation. It’s hard to overestimate the importance
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As I alluded to earlier, I had always had a problem with my temper. I often earned technical fouls in my high school basketball games and was known to lose my cool in football games as well. In high school and college, I was a perfectionist, usually riding my teammates rather than encouraging them. “Venting,” I called it. “Dumb,” my dad called it. Our exchanges usually ran something like this: “Did you change the referee’s call?” “No.” “Did it make the situation better?” “No, but I felt better, and then I could focus.” “Well, you might have felt better faster if you...
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