Imagine yourself putting on that Misfit , BC or Vortex jersey for the first time. That Furious George or Traffic jersey for the first time. That Team Canada jersey. All the sprints and hours grimacing while you roll your IT bands and quads, all the days when you lack feeling in your hands for … Continue reading Want to be a better athlete? Become a coach for these 3 reasons.
When I owned UltiPros Ultimate Academy as a sole proprietor, I'll admit that my mission and vision statements were fuzzy at best and my values were mainly for show. Here's what I wrote in my journal in the early days of the business: In case you can't read my chicken scratch, I ended up with the … Continue reading Diligence, Integrity, Trust: The New Pillars of UltiPros Ultimate Academy
He had a point. Why was I checking fantasy football in the middle of the 45 minutes I set aside to developing the Advanced Group's curriculum? Because I'm a huge football fan? Not particularly. Because I knew my line-up needed changing? Nope. Have I already lost the enthusiasm for the entrepreneurial life? No...have I? No. … Continue reading So you’re not enjoying it as much…
We are going to colonize Mars. I have little doubt in my mind that not only will be colonize Mars; we will colonize the galaxy and beyond. I don't want to talk about Elon Musk and his plan to send millions to Mars, although that is the inspiration for this article. What I would like … Continue reading The 7 questions we should be asking ourselves knowing we will colonize Mars.
The title is the first of three values we expect our academy participants, leaders in training and perhaps most importantly, coaches to uphold. At first glance, it’s a pretty simple sentence; there are no complicated words and it’s not a long sentence either. Read it a couple more times and you may start to ask … Continue reading Be happy where you are today; strive to be better tomorrow.
October Goals Before going to bed, write down what I am going to do at certain times Realize worrying whether I do exactly what I write down is useless What I've (we've) accomplished so far Solidified partnership with Danie Proby, my amazing co-founder. Her passion for Ultimate and the kids is incredible. You can see … Continue reading October goals, what I’ve accomplished so far, what I need to get done
I feel like I didn't get a lot of work done today. This might be one of my main struggles throughout this journey, always asking myself if I could have done more. The answer will always be yes, but at what expense? Where do I draw the line and how do I know if I'm … Continue reading Day 1 of working for myself
I've been starting to listen to podcasts on the bus. It's been a great alternative to music and I've learned some valuable lessons I am starting to apply to my life and business. I encourage you to find what interests you but if you're interested in business and personal development, I recommend The Tim Ferriss Show, … Continue reading 10 Principles of Abundance
I said I was going to blog my journey but I didn't. I kept putting it off because I didn't think it was important. While perhaps the actual material isn't important, I am disappointed in myself that I didn't stay disciplined and blog throughout these past two months. I have made significant progress in my … Continue reading Undisciplined Progress
"We are ready to support you for a year. We are even ready to invest some money into your business. But by August 1st, the academy has to be up and running. Fields must be booked, coaches must be hired, insurance must be bought and kids have to be signed up. If not, you are … Continue reading The Deadline