Tag Archives: Responsibility

overhearing conversations

Several months ago, I went to get food at one of my favorite Thai places, Bai Tong.  I always like to sit at the bar, whether I have an adult beverage or not.  It’s the place where the most conversation … Continue reading

Posted in Coach's Corner, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

connection

In our current culture, we are connected to stuff.  We are consumers from morning til night.  We are closest to our things- our monetary or status pursuits.  We are most aligned with our hopes, desires, and things we think will … Continue reading

Posted in Coach's Corner | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Laziness

It is morning just before dawn.  In the distance a plane, boat horn or car cruising by breaks the silence then it returns.  I hear each step my bare foot takes on the floor as I slink out of the … Continue reading

Posted in Coach's Corner | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Boxing community

Boxing has been the catalyst for my complete healing.  I came to the sport still not being accountable, not taking responsibility.  I came to the sport living in my past and crying in my soup about where I came from. … Continue reading

Posted in Coach's Corner | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

Intent

It’s the intent behind each and every action that fascinates me.  The what and why behind our thoughts and emotions that lead to our actions.   Clean up the intent and you clean up the action….make it more efficient, direct … Continue reading

Posted in Coach's Corner | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Living in the ring

Boxing is so simple and of course complex at the same instant. Boxing makes you face yourself as an entire system and forces you to own up to all your intent. I’m 46 and still cranking on improving my communication, … Continue reading

Posted in Coach's Corner, self awareness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Clean Boxing

There are different kinds of “really wanting it.” As a coach you will hear the phrase “I really want it” a lot.  It will come with a multitude of intents, such as, desperation, desire, burning intention and a host of … Continue reading

Posted in Coach's Corner | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Boss Paradigm

We are born immediately immersed in power dynamics.  We learn about who has authority over us and what our place is in family and society.  We take those paradigms and our perceived positions into the work place.  Our bosses become … Continue reading

Posted in Coach's Corner | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Boxing- An I- Thou Relationship

A wonderful side effect of a boxing gym, is the wide range of personalities and thinkers that attend.  The community that you immediately have access to.  Luckily, many of these folks share ideas with me and send me articles and … Continue reading

Posted in Coach's Corner | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Dissatisfaction and satisfaction

  BOXING IS THE ART OF PRACTICING CONFLICT For the past year, my team has endured a ration of losses in their boxing matches and I have spent the greater part of this year really questioning my coaching ability.  Questioning … Continue reading

Posted in Coach's Corner, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,