Learning from The Maestro

Roger Federer has long been my favorite tennis player.  Sports commentators have often mentioned his fluid movements and graceful game on the tennis court.  He makes playing tennis look like an art and is sometimes referred to as the Swiss Maestro.  After winning one of his first few major tennis championships, the tournament director told…

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No Cheat Days

When co-hosting a podcast, you try to find the theme of the episode and create a catchy title.  Recently we had a virtual farewell for a beloved co-worker and friend, and one of the folks in the meeting spoke up near the end to nail the theme…there are no cheat days. Losing a co-worker, boss,…

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The Voices of Mentors Past

Recently I’ve been reading A Game Plan for Life: The Power of Mentoring by John Wooden and Don Yaeger, and I came across an interesting quote from former UCLA player Andy Hill that struck me: You often don’t recognize your mentors at the time they’re deeply involved in your life; and mentoring often occurs even…

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