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My Fellow Entrepreneurs, You Have A Responsibility

Crystal Sanchez | Posted 07.12.2016 | Business
Crystal Sanchez

You not wanting to get involved is no longer an acceptable reason to stay silent. We want to know what you stand for. And please don't tell me Facebook isn't the place because you use it each day to spread your message far and wide.

An Ode to Great Coaches: How One Out-of-Shape Older Mom Ran Her First 5K

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.09.2016 | Sports
Holly Robinson

On Mother's Day, I ran my first 5K. After two decades of cheering on my kids at sports events, I wasn't on the sidelines. I was an athlete. I couldn'...

Youth Baseball Coaches Brawl, Learn Sportsmanship The Hard Way

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.22.2016 | Sports

You're outta here! Two youth baseball coaches caught brawling on a video that went viral were sent to the showers -- permanently. Cooper City (Florida...

Three Reasons Coaches Aren't Respected Like the Old Days

Chris Fore | Posted 02.24.2016 | Parents
Chris Fore

It ALL starts at home, period. I grew up playing youth sports in the 1980s, high school sports in the early 90s (born in 1976). I learned very early on from my parents that the coach was always right. This isn't true today.

My Son Didn't Start Today, And I Couldn't Be Prouder

Chris Fore | Posted 02.09.2016 | Parents
Chris Fore

Parents, your kids will be fine if they don't start -- as long as you're fine! For the first time my son didn't start today, and I couldn't have been prouder. He was the only one on the bench standing and cheering for his teammates.

What Every Entrepreneur Ought to Know About Hiring a Business Coach

Prema Srinivasan | Posted 10.29.2016 | Business
Prema Srinivasan

Don't deny yourself the chance at getting the help and accountability you need out of fear of working with the wrong coach. Do your homework.

Taking a Knee and Clanking Helmets: It is Possible to Shift a Narrow Perspective by Watching Football

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 10.21.2016 | Parents
Kay Tacke Morse

The camaraderie, the devotion to team work and touchdowns, the knee they take when a man is down. My perspective in regards to this sport has shifted radically in the past few years. Football helmets clanking still sends a chill down my spine, though.

Concussion at Play: Get Involved to Protect Young Athletes

Debra Houry, MD, MPH | Posted 09.18.2016 | Impact
Debra Houry, MD, MPH

Why is the number so high? In the realm of sports, there are many different voices that influence young people--parents, coaches, health care providers, school professionals, teammates, and even spectators.

No. 1 Action to Change Your Personal and Professional Challenges

Marilyn O'Malley | Posted 09.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Marilyn O'Malley

I'd like to challenge you to COMMIT to doing this inner work on yourself, not TRY to do it, and see how shifts of energy and attention can uplift your life and have tremendous positive impact with your purpose in the world.

7 Things Sports --and Wrestling--Taught My Sons That I Could Not

Michele Weldon | Posted 09.05.2016 | Parents
Michele Weldon

For millions of American parents, Saturdays -and Sundays-- are again fully booked with carpooling, cheering from the sidelines and unfortunately sooth...

When Should Your Young Athlete Specialize?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 08.24.2016 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

This question torments every parent who wants to support their children's efforts as they pursue their own personal greatness in a sport. It is also one of the most frequently asked questions I get from parents of young athletes.

7 Things I Want My Son to Know About Leadership

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

Standing in a crowded gym I watched as my teenage son and several of his friends took to the basketball court. He's been playing sports since he was f...

Ask the Experts: 10 Simple Ways to Take Action Today to Create the Life You Want to Live

Leisa Peterson | Posted 08.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Leisa Peterson

I've interviewed 28 thought-leading entrepreneurs from around the world. What they collectively taught me has blown my mind. Even if you haven't participated, this is powerful information you won't want to be without.

Stop Underpaying Coaches!

Anita L. DeFrantz | Posted 05.11.2016 | Los Angeles
Anita L. DeFrantz

The education of a youngster in school does not take place exclusively in the classroom. There is a wealth of evidence demonstrating that what youngsters learn on the field of play is valuable in their overall development as students.

Coaches Curing Cancer Donates Gifts to Pediatric Cancer Research

HooplaHa | Posted 06.23.2015 | Good News
HooplaHa

When Grainne Owen gave birth to twins, she had to work hard to keep up with her sports loving and exuberant son, Killian. When Killian was five years old, however, he was diagnosed with Leukemia.

15 Things I Learned About Life From Teaching Swim Lessons

Betsy Hnath | Posted 06.22.2015 | Parents
Betsy Hnath

If you can't float on your tummy, try learning on your back. A different view can be all it takes to help pick up a new skill.

1 Big Lesson From the Coaches of the Final Four That Every CEO Should Learn

David Bradford | Posted 06.08.2015 | Business
David Bradford

Every CEO should always be their company's CTO. No I don't mean - "Chief Technology officer" - I mean "Chief Talent Officer."

When it Comes to Inclusion, Coaches Matter

Laura Clise | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Laura Clise

Coaches are often teachers, mentors and guides. The impact of a good coach is not limited to the pitch, ice, court, or water, as what they teach us has the potential to shape how we see ourselves. They inspire and instruct, teaching us not only how to play better, but also how to be better.

Respect

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 03.05.2015 | Healthy Living
William B. Bradshaw

In 2015 one of my primary wishes is that all of us will concentrate on treating other people with respect. I have just scratched the surface; I encourage you to give this entire matter some very deep consideration.

How Much Do You Know About Your Kids' Coaches And Teachers? (Probably Not Enough)

Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

How much do you know about the adults your child interacts with outside of your family? Have you ever talked to the Little League coach about his valu...

Music Turns Me on: A Conversation With the Hot Band Dopapod

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 11.16.2014 | Entertainment
Taraleigh Weathers

Listening to music is one way I thrive in this world and Dopapod songs find their way on to my playlists daily.

Everything You Need To Know About Teens and Sports

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 11.09.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

High school has started for teens all over the country, and parents and teens are grappling with all sorts of issues around playing team sports.

The Failure of College Sport as an Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 10.21.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

As someone who has worked for institutions of higher education for more than four decades, it is especially embarrassing for me that colleges appear to have the worst record in sports for hiring women and people of color.

The Trick to Making Sports Fun for Kids? Good Coaching

Edwin Moses | Posted 10.12.2014 | Impact
Edwin Moses

The "fun" factor in the study that stands out most to me is positive coaching. This brings to light a major problem in youth sports today -- the lack of quality coaches and mentors.

Sport Psychology Still Doesn't Get the Respect It Deserves

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 10.11.2014 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

Why isn't mental training treated the same as physical and technical training?