Category Archives: attitude

You Don’t Have to Be Perfect to Win – Tiger Woods’s Dominance at the 1997 Masters

Winning and losing is a part of life and apart from attitude.Jeffrey Gitomer On Thursday, April 10, 1997, Tiger Woods teed off at 12:44 PM in his first professional appearance at the Masters. He had turned pro the previous fall, … Continue reading

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The Foodie & the Athlete

According to Wikipedia, “A foodie is a person who has an ardent or refined interest in food, and who eats food not only out of hunger but also as a hobby.” The first time I met Steve Mansir, I was … Continue reading

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How Are You Showing Up?

The first time I ever heard that question was from my long-time mentor Andy Andrews. He was speaking live at a large business convention and shared the story about how his mentor, Jones, asked him that very question. Andy was … Continue reading

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Eating on Cruise Control

I am your constant companion. I am your most excellent helper or heaviest burden. I will push you onward or drag you down to failure. I am entirely at your command. You might as well turn over half of the … Continue reading

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Hard Compared to What?

This past Monday morning, I was training one of my clients who admittedly needs to lose a good bit of weight.  He is super-sharp in running his own company; however, one of his biggest struggles is not to allow his business … Continue reading

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My Secrets for Working Out at Home

On March 16, 2020, my company along with many others across our nation closed its doors.  When our boss gave the word, my mind immediately began racing with all the mostly negative ramifications.  Beyond the obvious health and financial implications … Continue reading

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Simple Wisdom for Life

Recently when going into the notes app on my iPhone, I made an unexpected discovery.  Please understand that I’m not in the habit of using this feature and will typically shoot myself an email or text when I need any sort … Continue reading

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If Your Why is Big Enough…

As a master trainer and nutrition coach, I talk to many people about their weight loss goals.  One statement I always make is that I want this to be the last time they ever start a weight loss program.  My … Continue reading

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My First Week – Working Out At Home

As a fitness professional and nutrition coach, the events of the past two weeks have been life changing. Last Monday afternoon, March the 16th, my boss sent a group text to our team saying the gym would be closing that … Continue reading

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Food: Liar, Thief, and Destroyer

The popular culture often trivializes people’s struggles with food making reference to their indulgence in “comfort foods” like it’s no big deal. While women are far more likely to be a  target, trust me, men struggle with food just as … Continue reading

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