The process of turning knowledge into action is like a recipe. Turning information into action requires certain ingredients and certain instructions. The instructions may be different for each individual person, but the ingredients are the same in every situation. This list of ingredients is by no means comprehensive, but I think these are as essential… Continue reading The Process: The Ingredients Part 3
To know or to act. To be or to seem. This topic seems to be at the heart of success, on and off the court. We all know what we should do, yet many times we do not. Sometimes it’s because we cannot. Sometimes it’s because we try and fail. Sometimes we just don’t do… Continue reading The Process: Knowledge vs Action Part 2
The Obvious Most of us know what to do. Do we put that into action? So many coaches and players like talking about “The Process.” This is not a commentary on Joel Embid. This is literally about the process of becoming great, whether in playing basketball, coaching basketball or any area of life. I would… Continue reading The Process: Knowledge vs. Action Part 1
You gotta put the ball in the basket. The game is called basketball. The objective is to put the ball in the basket. So simply said, yet for most teams, they achieve this objective on less than 50% of their attempts. Mix in the occasional turnover and it happens on less than 50% of possessions.… Continue reading You gotta put the ball in the basket
Honestly, social media is exhausting. Recently, I struggle to understand it to the point that I find myself avoiding it. My question is how real is it? Anyone can make things look good in a picture or short video. But even then a lot of things are trash.
Sports is a business. Like it or not, it’s the facts. What might have started as activities during a physical education class is now a multi-billion dollar industry. While I believe that doctors and teachers should all be paid competitively for doing the same job, sports equality is earned. Like it or not, the facts are that at this point in time, everyone in sports should not get paid the same. You might have earned a spot on the team. You might have earned a scholarship or a contract. But that doesn’t mean you’re equal.
Thank you, Basketball. You’re a silly game that has given me more than I ever dreamed possible. You’re my passion, my love, my calling, my platform, my purpose and you’re a beautiful game to me.
Love the Game I hear so many people talk about how much they “love the game” of basketball. Then I hear people talk about how they lost their love for it. I’m trying to figure out how this happens. Basketball has been extremely good to me. It has allowed me to meet tons of people,… Continue reading Love the Game
What is your definition of coach? Have you ever thought about where our current use of the word coach came from?
New Year’s Perspective Here’s a different perspective for your 2019. Going into the New Year, so many people have their resolutions of what they are going to do different or better than what they did last. Maybe you have your “One Word” that you’re going to live by. There’s nothing wrong with any of that.… Continue reading New Year’s Perspective