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John Brubaker
John Brubaker is a nationally renowned performance consultant, speaker and award-winning author. Using a multidisciplinary approach, Brubaker helps organizations and individuals develop their competitive edge. Brubaker is the author of the award winning books: The Coach Approach and Seeds of Success and co-author of the book Leadership: Helping Others To Succeed. John is also the host of "Maximum Success: The Coach Bru Show" on NBC Sports Radio Boston.

He is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and he also earned a master’s degree in personnel psychology from FDU. Brubaker has completed his doctoral coursework in Sport Psychology at Temple University.

Entries by John Brubaker

What You Think About, You Bring About

(0) Comments | Posted March 4, 2015 | 10:31 AM

My youngest daughter brought something home from school for our family this week -- a virus. Virtually her entire classroom has been infected and now our family has it.

The way viruses behave is that they find a tiny microscopic opening in a host, makes a lot of copies and...

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Perspective: The Worst Thing Ever or the Best Thing Ever

(0) Comments | Posted January 5, 2015 | 4:57 PM

It was one of the scariest moments of my life. September of 2006 we took our two-year old daughter to Boston Children's Hospital for testing. She was born with sensory neural hearing loss. It was progressive and we were trying to figure out why. The doctors at Boston Children's ran...

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Get Busy Living or Busy Dying

(0) Comments | Posted May 29, 2014 | 3:25 PM

I received this email from Ty*, a client of mine, on Thursday, the same day I learned one of my mentors, Coach Don Meyer, entered hospice care. Ty is a real estate investor and also works in the pharma industry, he got some bad news about a property he's selling...

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Mothers Exemplify the Third Metric

(0) Comments | Posted May 8, 2014 | 1:13 PM

Sunday is Mother's Day, and I believe moms understand the third metric better than perhaps any other population on the planet. Their primary driver is not money nor is it power, it's legacy. My mom, like many, sacrificed money and power in the name of parenting. She is a psychologist...

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One Last Shot

(0) Comments | Posted April 1, 2014 | 2:54 PM

How different would your results be if you approached everything like it was your one last shot at it? How different would your life be?

I was recently in Baltimore traveling home from a speaking engagement and experienced what seemed like endless airport delays, cancellations, weather and poor service from...

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Happy Birthday... You're Fired!

(0) Comments | Posted March 21, 2014 | 12:04 PM

Nine years ago, I was fired from my coaching position -- on my birthday! Our athletic director walked into my office and very matter-of-factly told me, "The only thing keeping us from winning a national championship is you, so I'm making a change. We're buying out the remainder of your...

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