Touch the Line

Touch the Line

Good teammates touch the line. Anyone who has ever participated in organized sports and had to run sprints understands the significance of “the line.” A photo occasionally pops up on social media of a team running sprints during practice. In the photo, one of the...
Appreciating the History

Appreciating the History

Many of us find it challenging to look beyond our present. We get so caught up in the chaos of our lives that we find it hard to think about the next ten seconds, let alone the next ten years. People who are driven don’t have that problem. They focus on the future....
Racing, Rattlesnakes, and Warnings

Racing, Rattlesnakes, and Warnings

Sunday marks the sixty-first running of the Daytona 500—the “Great American Race.” Owner teams and pit crews will engage in all sorts of teamwork during the event, and I am sure there will be plenty of “good teammate” lessons to be learned from those interactions. But...
Chasing Pleasure

Chasing Pleasure

A correlation exists between a person’s ability to be a good teammate and his or her understanding of the difference between pleasure and happiness. Many of us confuse pleasure and happiness and fail to recognize that the two entities are not one and the same....

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