Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2012’

Ask Rick Torbett

I will be interviewing Rick Torbett, CEO of Better Basketball, in a few weeks, and would like to hear from you guys as to what you would like me to ask him.

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How excuses, blaming and complaining undermine mental toughness (how to fail part 2d)

Whether or not you realize it, when we are tempted to blame, complain or make excuses we are actually standing at a crossroads: one is marked “victim” and the other “victor.”

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Denial: It ain’t just a river in Egypt (how to fail, part 2c)

Hope is much better than merely having a positive attitude, because hope acknowledges the reality that sometimes things don’t look so good, but likewise embraces the rest of the truth: that things will look up — particularly if you make good choices now.

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Unawareness: Success’s Blind Side (How to fail, part 2b)

I love playing and coaching basketball so much that the game is still fun to me even when I lose. What I don’t like is losing and not really know why or how. Unawareness is a form of self-deception, and as such, is a killer of success.

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Self-Deception: Success’s TRUE Nemesis (How to Fail, part 2a)

A decision is only as good as the information it was based on. Self-deception prevents us from correctly interpreting the data failure is trying to provide us to guide our way.

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The “Full Stop” Defense and Better Basketball’s Dynamic Defense

I’m hoping to evolve my “Full Stop” Defense with things learned from Better Basketball’s “Dynamic Defense” DVD bundle.

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