Predicting Success through Testing

Tim Grover is so on the money in the below article in more ways than one… http://attackathletics.com/why-draft-combines-are-a-poor-predictor-of-success/ Let’s start with athletics and he is right. Can you imagine if Damian Lillard, Steph Curry and Kevin Durant were judged by their ability to bench press and that was a determinant of how successful they would eventuallyContinue reading “Predicting Success through Testing”

The Station

Tucked away in our subconscious minds is an idyllic vision. We see ourselves on a long, long trip that almost spans the continent. We’re travelling by passenger train, and out the windows we drink in the passing scene of cars on nearby highways, of children waving at a crossing, of cattle grazing on a distant hillside,Continue reading “The Station”

Basketball and Life

“Whatever works in basketball works in life!” – Morgan Wootten Coach Wootten is arguably the most successful high school coach in basketballs history with over 1’200 wins in his career. The above statement is his core philosophy in basketball and I must admit that I completely agree with it. In order to be a goodContinue reading “Basketball and Life”

Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right!

A couple of days ago, a female african american actress was “hand-cuffed and detained” by police officers in LA. The incident occured after the actress was seen making out in a car with her white boyfriend. The actress reports that the police thought that she was a “prostitute” and as such was mistreated. Is thisContinue reading “Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right!”

Successful People Interact

Successful people don’t wait for opportunities; rather they go out of their way to seek opportunities Technology, the internet and mobile phones have certainly changed our lives. Everybody these days has a smartphone and two seconds with the internet drives people crazy.    But, is this a good thing or a bad thing? It isContinue reading “Successful People Interact”

Getting around in VA

So, after a week of being in Virginia and trying to figure out the transportation system to allow me to get to and back from work, I think I may have finally figured out my commuting schedule for now. I am currently staying in Stafford, courtesy of some very nice folks. However, Stafford is slightly outContinue reading “Getting around in VA”

Living it up

I’ve been fortunate to have spent the last fourteen years of my life in Ireland, getting to meet a tonne of really cool people and developing great relationships with so many in the Emerald Isle. One of my passions is coaching and over the last eight years, I have been privileged to have been involved with severalContinue reading “Living it up”