Business High Performance


A Win and a Loss That Feels Like a Win 29

The normal ups and downs of tennis matches, points and shots. I needed to continue to be accepting of these ups and downs. They come with the game.


Creating a Success Template 4

The words “shouldn’t,” “don’t,” “can’t,” have faded out along with large global words like “never and all. They seem to provide little value to what I want from myself.


Encouragement and Instruction…Everything Else Interferes 8

I have been working on my game for 35+ years. It is never too late and I never know too much to learn something new..


Stories Can Take Your Games to Another Level 2

I am working on comments about Federer and Rafa’s extraordinary Australian Open. In the meantime…


Life Lessons from the Australian Open 11

For two weeks, as a spectator and player, I was wowed by the special moments of play that were demonstrated by Dimitrov, Wawrinka, Ivanovic, Federer, Nadal, Djokovic, Cibulkova, Li Na and so many others. The shots they can hit, the level of consistency of their play, and the coverage around the court so complete that it is hard to relate for the rest of us who play.


Forget About New Year’s Resolutions : Instead Write Your Best Story 8

Many people write resolutions for the New Year. When I am with my family, I will spend less time on my cell. I will get to work earlier, make this amount of money, go to the gym 3 times a week and get more fit. It’s a story you hear a lot: people write goals and then don’t think about them again for another year. In the world of storytelling we call that a bad story, a story that doesn’t work. It’s 2014, and it’s time for something different. Something simpler. Something that actually works.