Voting is open for the “Sports Feel Good Story of the Year” + MORE

Voting is open for the “Sports Feel Good Story of the Year” + MORE

TRENDS IN SPORTS: Some Good News About Kids Who Play HS Sports…

Remember all those wonderful platitudes that we sports parents like to point to as to why it’s a positive life experience for our kids to play HS sports? You know what I mean – all the intangibles that coaches and we like to point to? Playing competitive sports leads to better sportsmans.... More »
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How Parents Can Help Young Athletes Improve Focus + MORE

Concentration Tips For Young Athletes Parents, do your kids focus on the score, their statistics, or other outcomes in sports? If so, you can help them avoid the problems associated with these types of focus. When kids focus too much on the outcome, they can’t concentrate on the process. In addit.... More »

10 Ways to Be a Man of Integrity + MORE

  In the 1925, U.S. Open famed golfer Bobby Jones pulled a one iron out of his bag and addressed the ball. As he set up to hit out of the rough grass, his ball moved ever so slightly, a motion that calls for a stroke penalty. He was the only one who saw it; and yet, he called the penalty on him.... More »
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Listening for Understanding: A Win-Win for Families

Listening to one another is one of the most important ways parents and children create close, loving relationships. When kids feel seen, heard, and understood, they learn the meaning of empathy. They acquire the abilities to emotionally connect with others, make friends, and develop lifelong social .... More »

Sports Parenting Podcast: Tips for Basketball Players Who Want to Play at the Next Level + MORE

To listen to this episode, click on the above arrow. If your child plays basketball, and desires to keep playing through high school, perhaps even college, you must listen to what my guest, Kyle Ohman of has to say. He has some great tips for parents, coaches and athletes about bask.... More »
Social media is an important tool. We talk a lot on this blog about the different ways you can use social media for discovery, curation, reporting, brand-building and to enhance your stories.
We also talk about best practices to avoid running into various kinds of trouble. As with any tool that can be used for good, social media can also be a source of pain…

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Do you want to leave a positive legacy? If so, take a minute and learn from one of the best: Bobby Bowden, former coach of Florida State Football and one of the most winning coaches in college football history. Last month I went to a fundraiser and heard Bobby speak. This was a man who looked…Read More

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