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Jim Fannin
Jim Fannin is America’s ZoneCoach®. He is a best selling author, platform speaker, peak performance and executive coach. His client list reads like a who’s who list featuring celebrity actors, directors and entertainers, as well as 26 MLB All-Stars, 7 world’s top 10 tennis players, scores of PGA stars, NBA All-Stars, NFL All-Pros and Olympic Gold Medalists. In addition, Jim has consulted with 350 of the Fortune 500. Check out his new book 90-Seconds To A Great Relationship. Find Jim at

Entries by Jim Fannin

When Reality Doesn't Meet Expectation: 9 Dos and Don'ts

(1) Comments | Posted October 19, 2015 | 1:56 PM

"I really want a red bicycle for Christmas," you thought when you were little. You saw an older kid in the neighborhood ride past you on his awesome, two-wheel red rocket. For weeks you pictured riding your prize possession in front of your friends. While mentally perched on this chariot...

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How and Why the Cubs Win

(2) Comments | Posted October 19, 2015 | 12:00 AM

Cubs fans want what everyone wants. They want the ultimate success. Every company wants consistent profits. Every NFL football team wants to win the Super Bowl. Every MLB baseball team wants to win the World Series. Most people want to be successful.

How do individuals and teams reach the...

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Champions Love the 4th Quarter: 10 Ways to Close Out a Great Year

(0) Comments | Posted September 30, 2015 | 11:24 PM

With two minutes to go in the game, the quarterback narrows his focus and executes a perfect pass to his receiver cutting across the middle. Touchdown!

The basketball game is tied in a tough, seesaw battle of wills. The star of the team wants the ball. With the tension thick...

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In a Great Relationship, 1+1=3 or more

(1) Comments | Posted September 2, 2015 | 9:09 AM

How's your relationship? Remember when you first started dating your significant other? Just being around them made you feel giddy. You wanted nothing more than to spend time with this person. When you were apart, all you could think about was this person, and how lucky you were to have...

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25 Ways to Stress Proof Your Home

(0) Comments | Posted August 26, 2015 | 11:24 AM

Your home is your sanctuary. Once within the perimeter of your home, you should find solace, tranquility and peace. Protect the mindset of all occupants. Fortify your home from the ravages of chaos and negativity.

Stress is everywhere. Like water it finds the path of least resistance. Once it...

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The Heart of a Champion

(0) Comments | Posted August 25, 2015 | 7:55 AM

It's 2 a.m. and I'm up walking my house in the dark with a cell phone to my ear. I'm listening to a 24-year-old baseball player rant on his professional life. He's been relegated back to the minor leagues. From a first class private jet to a bus, life can...

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Never Saw a Fat Man Over 70

(1) Comments | Posted August 24, 2015 | 4:04 PM

The weather in most of the country has turned warm and even hot in some places. Yesterday I was walking for some "cooped up, crazy and need to get out" exercise. I briskly maneuvered myself past a senior citizen (I'm a senior but NEVER admit it or think about it)...

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11 Parent Tips for Back to School

(0) Comments | Posted August 21, 2015 | 11:43 AM

Where did the summer go? Fall is just around the corner and "back to school" is on many parent's minds. The challenge is getting school back on the mind of your "live-in" student. If you want your child to hit the ground running academically this school year, then it's time...

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Free Life Coach Advice For Jon And Kate Gosselin

(6) Comments | Posted August 26, 2009 | 2:08 PM

How do teams become champions? How do family teams endure life's trials and tribulations and ultimately thrive? Since 1974 I have taught a simple formula for success called the S.C.O.R.E.® System. It is a thought-management process for improving Self-discipline, Concentration, Optimism, Relaxation and Enjoyment. This thought-management system is used to...

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