Championing Your Child’s Future Part 2:

Championing Your Child’s Future Part 2:

3 Ways to Help your Child develop GRIT Venture back with me to that day in college soon after an amateur draft– the day my wife and I were having lunch with a professional scout. After some small talk, the scout made his presentation and offered me a pro contract. You...
Championing Your Child’s Future

Championing Your Child’s Future

Part 1: Establishing a Winning Strategy For Youth Sports The scene is set! Let’s listen together or mind read at a youth sports game… Come on Billy, keep your eye on the ball! We really need a win today to advance! Oh my God, I can’t believe Steve missed the pass, why...
Freedom in the Midst of Tragedy

Freedom in the Midst of Tragedy

In 1981 the Texas Rangers were on the last day of a road trip in Seattle when a call came into the locker room. The manager took the call and then quickly came to my locker to say my wife’s obstetrician was on the phone. I immediately jumped up in alarm to answer the...
How to Build a Championship Organizational Culture – Part One

How to Build a Championship Organizational Culture – Part One

When you’re building a championship organization, one of the most important truths gleaned from my observation is that culture matters . In a 35-year baseball career, I either played for, was professionally associated with or had business relationships with 11...
Revelations About God Learned Behind Home Plate

Revelations About God Learned Behind Home Plate

“Three Revelations About God” The most important game of my baseball career had the most stressful day. A late inning win by the Kansas City Royals the night before sent us to the final game of the ’85 World Series. We took the kids out to a park in order...
How To Put The “Fun” Back Into Youth Sports

How To Put The “Fun” Back Into Youth Sports

“Fun is Essential to Successfully Navigate Youth Sports” Time on the field has taught many values that transcend life principals. The 7th game of the 1985 World Series was amazing with one major factor learned about the professional sports culture. IT’S ALL ABOUT FUN!...
Every Great Team Has These 3 Things In Common

Every Great Team Has These 3 Things In Common

“Three Components For Great Teams” A lifetime dream came true in 1985 while playing for the Kansas City Royals and beating the St. Louis Cardinals for the World Championship. For years, I had experienced being on the other side watching teams celebrate and wondering...