Get Grounded When You're Out Of Your Comfort Zone

There were several activities that took me out of my comfort zone in my role as a head coach: networking, recruiting, and speaking. You may find it hard to believe that a head coach of a Pac-12 program could be such an introvert. The two don't seem to fit together. Yet...there I was.

To say I had a bad-attitude at times was an understatement.

I made up stories about what people thought of me. I would compare myself to other coaches. I had a stream of negative thoughts swirling around in my head.

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How to Maintain your sanity as a coach...when you're totally distracted

In today’s world, we’re driven by distraction. From the time we wake up until the time we try to go to sleep someone or something is trying to grab our attention.

There’s more information coming at us than ever before. More books, blogs, podcasts, apps, YouTube videos, emails and tweets than we’ll ever know what to do with.

We’re more accessible and plugged in than ever before. 

When you’re driven by distraction, there’s a whole lot of noise. There’s a lot of static. It becomes harder and harder to decipher what’s important. You struggle to fully tune in to the things that matter the most. 

There’s so much input. 


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