Tough Love

On this day, the coaching world lost two of the greats. I didn't have any personal encounters with Pat Summitt, the coach of the Tennessee Volunteers women's basketball team from 1974 to 2012, but I do know she was the winningest D1 basketball coach ever. Ever. Male or female, ever. My parents live in Knoxville, Tennessee, where she coached. It's a small, big town with a real college town vibe. … [Read more...]

Distractions

A few months ago I casually listened to a celebrity on a talk show (so casually, I don't remember the celebrity OR the talk show!) as he shared his recent revelation about his own addiction to distraction -- specifically electronic detractors. He is a father with young children and recognized how difficult it was for him to fully engage in anything until he made some drastic changes. Last … [Read more...]