In: Leadership, Life Advice

Lessons from Sports

Athletic competition offers a familiar but meaningful metaphor for winning, succeeding, pursing excellence and being disciplined. From deciding how to attack business challenges to seeking personal motivation, the answers you want may come from the multifaceted world of sports where learning to play ball has a myriad of meanings.


8 Book

It Takes What It Takes

How to Think Neutrally and Gain Control of Your Life
Trevor Moawad and Andy Staples
HarperOne, 2020
8 Book

The Kaepernick Effect

Taking a Knee, Changing the World
Dave Zirin
The New Press, 2021
9 Book

Real Wins

Race, Leadership and How to Define Success
Michelle Moore
Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2022
8 Article

He’s Baseball’s Only Mud Supplier. It’s a Job He May Soon Lose.

Jim Bintliff collects the Delaware River mud that is smeared on Major League baseballs to make them less slippery. But that tradition is in jeopardy.
Dan Barry
The New York Times, 2022
8 Book

Mind Gym

An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence
Gary Mack and David Casstevens
McGraw-Hill, 2002
8 Book

We Will Rise

A True Story of Tragedy and Resurrection in the American Heartland
Steve Beaven
Amazon Publishing, 2020
8 Article
Ms. Missnatalier
Medium, 2022
8 Book

The Leader’s Mind

How Great Leaders Prepare, Perform, and Prevail
Jim Afremow and Phil White
HarperCollins Leadership, 2021
9 Video
Tony Hawk et al.
Talks at Google, 2019
Mark Messier
Gallery Books, 2021