Keyword: Michael Alcorn
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"Change happens when the pain of staying the same is greater than the pain of change."-Tony Robbins Dealing with children, "change" is part and parcel of what we do. … more
Dear High School Graduate, Tomorrow (or sometime very soon), you will walk down an aisle, up some steps and across a stage, where somebody in a formal robe will hand you a piece of paper, and your … more
I think I've mentioned before that I am a runner. Sort of. Not really a happy one, or one by nature. I run because I know that it is good for me (if I do it right), and because there are very few … more
Quick show of hands: how many of you out there gave up something for Lent? Okay, now, Catholics put your hands down. See, that's what I thought. I grew up Catholic, and so observing Lent was … more
The Denver Nuggets, if you haven't noticed, are a very interesting team to watch this year. They've made some huge strides, after a few abysmal seasons, and have a legitimate star in the making in … more
My teaching partner, Pattie Nelson, is a prime example of a 100-percenter. She comes to work every day with an inexhaustible supply of energy. She puts time and thought preparing for every day, and … more
I wrote last week about the “Hollow Person,” who completeness as a person — their relative proximity to the Best Self — is dependent on their willingness to put forth maximum effort. Before I proceed with the role of teachers and coaches in … more
I have, upon occasion, had a little bit of fun with the idea that I can write a letter to my younger self, and give said younger self advice about how to proceed in the world. Of course, such a thing is absurd, and so it is nothing more than a … more
Two days ago, we all celebrated, in typically gaudy secular fashion, the Feast of St. Valentine. Well, I suppose, most of us, or, many of us celebrated - I'm sure there are some out there who did not … more
Imagine the scene: a man, at the pinnacle of achievement, about to receive the greatest honor a man can receive, walking out of his hotel room, wearing a borrowed coat, and borrowed hat, shuffling … more
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