I just finished reading The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday. What a great book. When it first came out, Michael Lombardi and Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots picked it up. They shared copies of the book with players and coaching staff and the team won the Super Bowl that year. Continue reading
When the Jacksonville Jaguars met the New England Patriots yesterday to vie for a spot at the Super Bowl, many pundits said it would be a David versus Goliath scenario. The Patriots, along with their quarterback Tom Brady, have been at the Super Bowl seven times before this season. What chance did the Jaguars have? Continue reading
Never say never. For the first time ever, the Super Bowl went into overtime.
How many times in our lives have we been losing 28-9 at the end of the third quarter? Have we felt that we were too far gone to keep trying? Have we thought to ourselves, I just can’t make it happen, I’ll never succeed?
The New England Patriots were the favourite to win. Yet the Atlanta Falcons were 19 points ahead with just one quarter left to play. It seemed like the outcome was set. Continue reading