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E25 – MICHAEL O’BRIEN

1ST HALF: LESSONS FROM MENTORS

Ron Brown – How to win the right way (mindset)

We have a responsibility to teach our kids how to “Show up the right way!”

How to bounce back after a defeat – Struggle are the best things in life

Find your spark – The ability to lead from the inside

Coaches help with the fundamentals

Where do you want to be a year from now?

Visioning is so important in our peak performance

HALFTIME – THE KEY POINTS TO HELP YOU ON YOUR JOURNEY

BOOK: The War of Art – Stephen Pressfield

HABIT:  I start each day with 20 oz water – The body needs water

HABIT: PBR pause read reflect

HABIT: You are not responsible for your first thought but you are responsible for your 2nd thought and your 1st action.

HABIT: Gratitude: every day express it before going to bed

QUOTE:  When the going gets tough…. the tough get going

2nd HALF: OVERCOMING FAILURE

All the events in our lives are neutral until we label them.

Lack of preparation can affect peak performance.

The last bad day – I had to stop chasing happiness

Play the play in front of you

IN THE LOCKER ROOM – BIG AHHA MOMENT

AH HA MOMENT:  Awareness – acceptance – action

NEED TO KNOW TO GROW:  Everything is “Firgureoutable” – There is a beauty  in the color of grey – there is an opportunity in the shades of grey

POSTGAME

RESOURCES MENTIONED:

Michael O’Brien Shift

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About the Author Christian DeVries

As the founder and CEO of VOLTA Sports and Leadership, DeVries has developed the premier coaching, recruiting and sports leadership program called, AOS – The Athlete of Significance. The AOS Platform is a comprehensive eLearning platform for coaches, student-athletes, and parents who are engaged in, or are getting ready to start, the college recruiting process. The AOS Program is not your standard college advisory program. AOS will go beyond just placing a student-athlete in front of college coaches. AOS will help the student-athletes prepare for the ultimate goal of presenting their significance to the coaches.

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