PREGAME: MEET TIM LIVINGTON
With a lofty goal to change the culture of youth sports and help millions of kids to use sports and performing arts in order to reach their highest potential, Tim Livingston and his company, ACES Nation, has evolved and expanded into a company like no other. It provides an unparalleled platform to transform futures, improve lives and enrich communities.
1ST HALF: LESSONS FROM MENTORS
Often you don’t realize you had mentors until later in life
I now have trusted advisors
Mentors invest in your life
Balance the boundaries – Push but not break
“We look reality in the eye and we do not flinch”
Don’t get caught up in success, when we become successful we think we got there on our own – it does not happen that way
If they focus you THANK THEM
If you do not value time you are wasting time and you never get it back
HALFTIME – THE KEY POINTS TO HELP YOU ON YOUR JOURNEY
BOOK: The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho
QUOTE: Change your thoughts change your life – W. Dyer
QUOTE: A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
QUOTE: Philippians 4:13 – I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
DAILY HABIT: Make my bed every morning
MEASURING STICK: What am I doing to help more people
2nd HALF: OVERCOMING FAILURE
We have lost the idea of embracing failure – we don’t want failure – It is not allowed… This a problem
I took a job because of the money but my heart was not in it.
You need to have passion for what you are doing
I let success get to my head – My ego got too big
EGO – Edging God Out
The answer is simple but not easy
Building champions… not winning championships
IN THE LOCKER ROOM – LEGACY QUESTIONS
AH HA MOMENT: When I decided no longer continue to play college basketball coach. It thrust me into an “Identity Crisis.” I now see this as an issue for many athletes.
NEED TO KNOW TO GROW: When you find your passion you will find your purpose
Twitter – @AthleteEducator
Podcast Music – www.bensound.com
PEAK PERFORMANCE QUESTIONS AND ACTION
Do you know your passion? Do you know your purpose? Are you living into them now? It is ok to fail…Look back at your past failures – what have you learned?