Recently I took my son to a guitar store to shop for a new acoustic guitar. My son is an excellent guitar player and wants to expand into more production and performing. He needed the tool to do that, a performance caliber acoustic guitar. While he tried out different guitars I wandered around the store noticing the wide range of prices in guitars. One thought came to me: if you don’t know how to play the guitar then it doesn’t … Continue reading
Tom Brady’s lost NFL appeal will cost him more than four games and $1.88 million dollars in salary. It will cost him strength of reputation. Regardless of whether you like Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, only a fool would question his accomplishments as a QB. He built a reputation as a winner. Now his reputation tilts in a very different direction. The Patriots will be aggressive in defending Brady. They already have. But a sea of press releases … Continue reading
Sometimes we make the mistake of thinking we have to be our best self on the biggest stage. That can lead to performance anxiety. A few years ago I had a chance to be on the biggest stage of them all and the experience taught me an amazing lesson that I hope will help you perform better—and more authentically—under pressure.
If you’re like most Americans you had a chance to enjoy watching fireworks over the weekend. I saw a spectacular show from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. I watched with my wife from a friend’s rooftop deck in Federal Hill. Two things really jumped out at me about this and most fireworks shows I’ve seen over the year. The beginning gets everyone excited. The sun sets. Everything is dark. Then Bang! It begins with a explosion of light. You can feel … Continue reading