Be honest: have you already abandoned your resolutions for 2015?
On January 1st All things are possible in the new year. Just like every football team on the first day of the season has a chance of winning it all, every resolution seems possible on New Year’s Day.
Then reality hits like a linebacker coming across the middle. Your resolutions get sacked to the ground. And instead of jumping back into the huddle, most of your goals get carted off the field never to return again.
There seems to be more and more anti-resolution blog posts being written every year. Resolutions are out of style with this generation.
But I don’t think the problem is in our resolutions themselves. I think it’s our attitude towards them. Continue reading
The Boston Red Sox used to be a bunch of losers.
Look – I know my team The Braves aren’t lighting up the world right now. And this year’s Boston team is stinking up the joint. But nothing compares to The Red Sox epic streak of futility.
For 86 years losing was their identity. The Curse Of The Bambino kept them out of the World Series year after year after year.
Yet, despite their pitiful postseason record, the Red Sox developed a legendary fanbase, possibly the best in all of baseball. In fact, the Boston fan culture was so legendary Hollywood made a movie about it.
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Seeing Nike’s latest commercial all over college football this weekend got me thinking – Is winning really everything?
Sure, it’s nice to see ourselves ahead on the scoreboard. It feels good to get the win every now and then. And we should always strive to be the best at what we do.
But maybe winning isn’t everything. Continue reading