Extra Points: Muscle Memory

When I coached high school basketball, one of the concepts I taught was muscle memory. In changing fundamental mechanics – like shooting a basketball – it takes 21 consecutive days to create “muscle memory.” If you stop the consecutive and...

Extra Points: Going to Confession

On Good Friday, Barb and I attended church and then dashed into the quickly forming line to go to confession. For you that don’t know, confession during Lent is required before Easter of all practicing Catholics, and we take it down to the very last chance by...

Extra Points: Puzzles

My wife Barb and I like doing jigsaw puzzles together. One of our friends (who also likes puzzles) calls it a “disease,” and I think she’s right! The current puzzle we’re working on is a gift from friends from The Netherlands. It’s a...

Extra Points: Driving Leadership

News came out over the weekend that Uber board of directors would be discussing a leave of absence for its embattled CEO, Travis Kalanick. This comes on the heels of months of terrible press related to claims of sexual harassment allegations, berating drivers on...