Talent vs. Performance

Last week on ESPN’s Mike & Mike, the Mikes & Chris Carter were discussing Jay Cutler. One of them made the point that he is talented, but just can’t seem to perform at the same level as his talent. I pondered this for both football and “everyday” life. Success doesn’t come from being the most…

The College football season is nearing its end

College football is nearing the end of the regular season. Two more games are yet to be played…one regular season game (a lot of rivalry games) and then conference championships. A lot of win-loss records may be changing that will affect the polls. How so is the talk of the town, and the discussion I…

The search for the mythical perfection

This week two head coaches were fired – Dennis Allen of the Oakland Raiders in the NFL and Charlie Weis of the University of Kansas. It’s September – the season just started. Who does that? http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-28/charlie-weis-is-fired-as-kansas-football-coach-with-6-22-record.html;   http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/11615699/dennis-allen-fired-head-coach-oakland-raiders Both of these men are proven leaders in their fields. I understand that both coaches had terrible records…