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Praise Your Children’s Talent to Make Them Perform Worse

From author Daniel Pink’s book Drive, The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us to clinical research performed by renowned human performance psychologist, Carol Dweck, PH.D, the data is conclusive about personal motivation – we’ve misunderstood it for eons. Daniel Pink’s …

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Self-Doubt and the Youth Athlete

Self-doubt never really leaves an athlete, even when they have ascended to the college and pro level. All athletes who go on to that next level, whatever that might be, deal with some level of personal doubt as they handle the transition to greater …

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Youth Sports Specialization – Part 1 of 3

Specialization in youth sports has become mainstream in America and the debate will rage on for years regarding the upside and downside of the trend. After reading a weekly series written on this topic in the San Francisco Chronicle, article …

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