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Mediocrity vs. greatness

In one of my lectures to sports coaches a few years ago one of them asked me an intriguing question: “What is the difference between a mediocre and a great coach in your opinion?” To tell you the truth I really didn’t have a good answer back then but the Read more…

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Discipline vs. surrender

Some time ago I wrote on the topic of Discipline vs. understanding and I received a very good question regarding that short essay. The question was:”Should we then strive only for understanding if discipline is worthless?” Discipline is important if you don’t understand why you should do something. A child, Read more…

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What’s the point?

I sometimes get asked: What is the point of doing all those exercises and repetitions? Why do you exert yourself that much? Why do you put in such an effort? What are you training for? WHAT AM I TRAINING FOR? That’s easy. For life. There is no higher purpose of Read more…

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Motivation vs. commitment

So many people wait, seek or depend upon motivation. “I’m waiting for motivation to strike.” or “I’m not motivated. What could motivate me?” or “I hope this motivation lasts.” This is all looser mentality. Losers always seek motivation. Probably because psychologists talk so much about it. Motivation is one of Read more…

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Definitions vs. reality

We like definitions very much. We teach children all sorts of definitions in schools since early age, we like to define new things in our environment we come to meet and we especially like to define ourselves. We like to define things outside and ourselves because of a sense of Read more…

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Knowing vs. understanding

Very often people come to me and respond with “I know, I know.” when I give them my advice on something. I believe them, but where is the problem preventing them from achieving the results they want then? Some would say they are lazy. Is that really the main reason Read more…

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Book vs. person

Many people who read my book contact me and praise the book. They get inspired by the knowledge and the message of the book and they decide they want me to counsel or train them in person or from afar. I usually recognize most of the things they are doing Read more…

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Picker vs. seeker

While working with more than 300 individuals personally in the last decade the most important thing I would like to point out (if you are thinking of hiring someone to help you with any area of your life) is this: It’s important to be aware of your qualities (projections and Read more…

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