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Duke University’s Mike Krzyzewski is the winningest coach in college basketball. His players have won over a thousand games and five national championships. And I know his secret.
Before their 2015 tournament, Coach K and his players and coaches wrote the names of people who had helped them on a ball. They took it with them everywhere they went.
“Players started carrying the ball around—to team meals, on the plane, at practices, in the locker room,” Coach K told Success magazine. “Some of the guys even slept with it—had it right there with them in their rooms.”
You’ve no doubt heard the business adage, “What you don’t measure, you can’t improve.” It’s certainly true in business, sports, and science, but what about life?
What if you could measure yourself in the areas that matter most—so that you can improve? What if you could get an overall score for your life, take it to the next level, and create the life you want?
Well, now you can.
The stories we tell ourselves about what has happened to us shape our lives. But are we aware that we have the power to interpret those stories in ways that help rather than hinder us? Many people aren’t, but today we explain how we can take control of our stories—and our lives.
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We are almost in the holiday season, and that means a lot of great things: fun memories, good food, and more. But it also means a few challenges.
You know one of my big ones? Let’s visit the Honest Planet for a minute. It’s awkward conversations.
You probably know what I mean. With all the parties and get-togethers, there’s almost no way to avoid those dead-end discussions, off-the-wall observations, and random rabbit trails that leave you feeling like you need to leave early, is there?
What is greatness? Lewis Howes defines it in his new book, The School of Greatness. Today he sits down with Michele and I to share how vision, adversity, and persistence can add up to success in our lives.
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Last week I took my entire team on a Caribbean cruise to mark a major accomplishment. Celebrating success is something I really believe in.
Family is also something I really believe in—and that’s why we included not only our employees and key contractors, but also their spouses on the trip.
That meant accommodating more than thirty people, but I wouldn’t have missed the chance. It was the perfect opportunity to strengthen the team and recognize the people that make it all possible.
Welcome to Season 6, Episode 1 of the This Is Your Life podcast. My regular cohost, Michele Cushatt, is back after a harrowing battle with cancer. And in this first episode of the new season, we’re discussing the transformative power of suffering.
“Nobody wants to talk about suffering, but it is invaluable.” So says Michele Cushatt on her return to This Is Your Life. In discussing her journey through cancer, Michele distills three key takeaways any listener can use to prepare for, get through, and benefit from a challenging turn of events.