Tag Archives: complacency

Life of ambition

Complacency feels like death to me. The definition is:  self-satisfaction especially when accompanied by unawareness of actual dangers or deficiencies–an instance of usually unaware or uninformed self-satisfaction When I was in management at UPS, I think I was the most complacent … Continue reading

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Accountability

Being a coach is a fine balance between being accountable to oneself and holding others accountable.  I’ve referenced before how often others don’t see coaches as human beings with fallibility…..Coach/client-boxer-etc… relationships are a fine line of balance with complicated boundaries. … Continue reading

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Punching

Boxing gyms are places for folks to come together and express themselves.  We are the physical barbershops where people can punch out their differences and similarities.  Our walls house non conformity and room to grow as individuals. We are a … Continue reading

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Repose and Activity

You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose.” — Indira Gandhi The above is a perfect quote applicable to boxing.  Boxing is all about relaxed strength and engagement.  It’s about … Continue reading

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