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March 14, 2022

A leadership TED Talk from Olympian Ruben Gonzalez

It “only” took me 3 Olympics for me to learn this lesson that helped me perform better at 55 than I ever did before.  A simple leadership lesson anyone can use to achieve...
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September 28, 2021

The First Steps on the Way to Realizing Your Dreams

One day in February of 1972, I turned on the TV and saw something that changed my life: the Sapporo Winter Olympics. After watching the pageantry of the Opening Ceremonies and...
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September 22, 2021

Your Focus Impacts Your Results

I started luging in 1984. For 24 years I didn’t like the sport of luge. I forced myself to slide because the luge was my ticket to the Olympics. The Olympic dream kept me going....
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Topics:   Olympics ,   Sports & Adventure
September 15, 2021

Don't Limit Your Options to What's Obvious

Most people go through life making decisions based on just a fraction of their available options. They hold themselves back because they allow circumstances or other people’s...
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May 23, 2016

Staying Positive by Focusing on the Possibilities

Whether I'm speaking for 25 people in a boardroom or 10,000 people in an arena, I finish my speeches by saying, "What are the chances that someone like me was going to make it...
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December 15, 2015

What's Holding You Back?

Whether your dream is to lose weight, or to buy your dream home, or to double your income, or to learn the ins and outs of soccer so you can coach your daughter's soccer team,...
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July 28, 2015

Feedback, The Breakfast of Champions

Here is a simple thing you can start doing right now to help you improve your relationships, your results at work, the quality of your products, and anything else in your...
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May 12, 2015

The Power of Being Flexible

We live in times of constant and rapid change. Because of this, one of the most important qualities you can develop to succeed in the 21st century is the quality of flexibility....
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February 26, 2015

Developing Your Vision to Succeed

All great leaders have two main qualities: guts and vision. Today we'll focus on vision. You become what you think about all the time. Leaders think about the future most of...
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February 12, 2015

It takes a special person to be a leader.

Leadership, whether in a family, in a little league team, or in an organization, requires the same factors. First of all, you have to have the mindset that you want to help...
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January 21, 2015

Decide You Were Created for Greatness

Great people were not born great. They became great by making a decision to pursue their dream in life and by refusing to give up. The struggle we must all face on the road to...
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January 20, 2015

Mental Toughness and Success: Measuring Your Progress

As you set goals and begin working towards them, it is critical that you establish benchmarks you can use to evaluate your progress. The more specific your measures are, the...
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