In: Lifestyle

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On Motivation
August 8, 2018

It is said that “necessity is the mother of invention.” I’m unclear about the conditions that necessitated the invention of Baseball, but I’m grateful for it, nonetheless. Not everyone enjoys the game; it’s more conducive for a snooze than a foaming fan frenzy; there’s even an inning dedicated to stretching. Nevertheless, here I am, in Section 10FD, anxiously awaiting the first pitch. Before the steroid scandal, before the strike of ’94, it was a marvelous time to be a fan. Fernando Valenzuela struck out the side—looking up—Bo Jackson scaled the outfield wall like Spider-Man and Nolan Ryan snatched up Robin Ventura—twenty years his junior—in a headlock. The nostalgia is enough to bring a tear to my eye, but I must heed Tom Hank’s half-sober proclamation in “A League of Their Own:”

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On Confidence
August 2, 2018

Recently, someone asked me to do a piece on confidence. I asked, “what about it?” She responded, “How do we build it?” A tall task, particularly for one who hasn’t quite solved that problem for himself. It didn’t take long to connect confidence and fitness and after a few more seconds, confidence and Life. The question is, where would I start and how far should I go? I feel Hemingway’s “iceberg” approach is best; I’ll discuss the visible and allow you to investigate what lies beneath.

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Overcoming Temptation
July 29, 2018

If adherence is the principal player in the triumph of our Goals; temptation is its villain. If fitness programs proceeded unimpeded,…

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Craig Cooke
December 22, 2017

My name is Craig Cooke and I define myself I believe through a number of factors on how I explore life. I’m a CEO of a company called Rhythm, a digital marketing agency I co-founded about 22 years ago. I am also a family man; a father of two.

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Scott Carter
December 19, 2017

I’m Scott Carter, and I am a father, a sports marketing agent, lawyer, entrepreneur, and musician, just to name a few.

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Libby Duane
December 19, 2017

My name is Libby Duane, and I am a wife, a sister, a daughter; I am also an entrepreneur, and a chief customer officer who always thinks about taking action to deliver the best customer experience. 

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Living a reactive life will get you nowhere
December 17, 2016

We meet many people at Stark who’ve been living their life on autopilot, only to one day wake up to discover…

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Top reasons you’re struggling to sleep
October 4, 2016

Not getting a good night’s sleep? You’re not alone. Over 40 million Americans struggle with chronic sleep disorders, and a restless... Read More
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The Rise of Bookpal and it's Leader
March 3, 2016

A quiet confidence, intense determination in his eyes, soft-spoken, stylish—and of course, fit–but contrasted by a little “computer-geekish” curiosity, Tony DiCostanzo…

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Orange County’s Superhero of Business
February 13, 2016

Will West, is perhaps the most understated entrepreneur I’ve met. His voice, deep; his language, articulate; his description, thoughtful; his manner,…

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