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An Attitude of Gratitude

I told you about going fishing with my brother. Gary is 61 years old and has special needs. Every year he goes to Hayward, Wisconsin to join his friends in a program called Fishing Has No Boundaries. .
(October 06, 2008)
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I Can't

I was teaching a class and everything was going just fine and then I heard it. It's the one word, or in this case two words, that send goose bumps up my spine and make me very uncomfortable in a big ..
(October 06, 2008)
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Failure is the Next Step to Success

This is not meant to ruffle any feathers, but it may. Here's the question. Have you ever witnessed a coach, teacher, or parent who unknowingly coddles a child? This person may be well meaning and ..
(October 06, 2008)
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Politics, Martial Arts, Character and Confidence

Mixing politics with martial arts, character, and confidence. Could be a fairly flammable combination. Oh well, a political rant along with a message. I get so sick of hearing about the Democrats ..
(October 06, 2008)
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Take a Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

I was working with my group of middle school and high school students. When I first started the class I pulled the 2 young men who are middle schoolers off to the side and explained to them what an ..
(September 07, 2008)
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Character is Who We Are When No One is Watching

I remember a conversation that I had a while ago with a person who was talking to me about a chance that he would have to make some extra dollars and possibly take over part or all of the ownership ..
(September 08, 2008)
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Practice Develops Patience

I went out fishing with my friend Paul Halter at 6 am. We went around La Crosse and down to Brownsville, Minnesota. It was a beautiful morning and the water was like glass as we were the only ones on .
(September 09, 2008)
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Passion and Energy Win Fans in Any Arena

I had a chance to do something unusual and fun. My wife said that she was going to book a flight for me and my daughter to Las Vegas. She thought that it would be a good father-daughter bonding ..
(August 28, 2008)
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The Difference Between Belief and Trust

In his New York Times best selling series Rich Dad Poor Dad author Robert Kiyasaki spends time speaking about many of the things that helped him become a successful author, businessman, and person. ..
(August 21, 2008)
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The Power of Thank You

I've been spending a tremendous amount of time researching people, books, and products that I feel can help you in your quest to aid your children. I will make more mentions of these and occasionally .
(August 21, 2008)
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How Old Would You Be If You Didn't Know How Old You Are

I was driving around town listening to the Jim Rome radio talk show. I always like to get a handle on what's going on in the world of sports. As I was driving Rome began talking about a 59 year old ..
(August 22, 2008)
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The Importance of Memories That Bring Happiness and Joy

During my son's basketball tournament I had a chance to visit my mom and brother in Milwaukee. It's always good to see them and it's really fun when my mom takes some time to tell some stories from ..
(August 23, 2008)
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Tell 'Em You Love 'Em

In my office, there are two pictures that are always looking at me when I do my writing and work. One is a picture of my son and the other of my daughter. Both are pictures of them as babies. Both ..
(August 19, 2008)
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Train your Brain and Body for Focused Success

Sydney ( my pug/beagle cross little walking buddy) and I were out for our walk today and we came across another walker walking her dog. As I looked closer I recognized the other walker to be someone ..
(March 04, 2008)
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Secret Pictures for Getting Headed Right For Success

The secret to achieving and doing anything well often times has to do with how you picture things. . Successful parents, business people, coaches, teachers, athletes, and many other successful people .
(March 22, 2008)
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1 Yard Line Push

I've seen many people quit just before they were able to realize their goal. Many times the goal was just around the corner and would have been realized if the person would have just given it one ..
(April 02, 2008)
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Your Absolute Best, Son

There's a common theme in all of my Combat Endurance classes. The theme is, DO YOUR BEST. This is a simple rule that can save much headache and frustration. Even though it's a simple rule, it's a ..
(April 10, 2008)
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Ask for Help

I've been very lucky to this point in my life. I've been fortunate to have had many outstanding coaches, teachers, and mentors in many walks of my life. All of these people have contributed more than .
(April 11, 2008)
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Recalling Your Success Images

After nearly 30 years of being in the martial arts business I've come to realize that even though we teach a martial arts lifestyle, which includes focus, respect, and being the best that you can be, .
(June 12, 2008)
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You're the Greatest

When I was a child I had many sports heroes. I was born in 1957 so I was a big fan of Lombardi's Green Bay Packers of the 1960's. I can vividly remember watching each play of the famous Ice Bowl game .
(June 13, 2008)
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Walk Tall

Well we’re finally digging out from under our snow storms. I’m more then ready to put my snow shovel away for the season. How are things in your neck of the woods? Are you as ready for ..
(June 21, 2007)
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Practice is Not a Shot You're Already Good At

My daughter Sammie has a horse and she rides in English riding competitions. She’s been doing it now for over 7 years and I must say she’s become quite a good rider. My son Kirk will be ..
(June 21, 2007)
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Old Is A State Of Mind

Last night I started a new class for people between the ages of 35-55. It’s a class called Combat Endurance Training. It’s a work out that was shown to me by my first Karate instructor ..
(June 21, 2007)
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Make Some Quiet Time

It’s been a really busy week. It’s a good busy and I’d rather have that than not busy. At the same time it’s always important to take a bit of time and step away from the ..
(June 21, 2007)
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