AMOtivational Mondays: Time Machine

Last week I spoke to a great inner city college prep program in San Diego, Barrio Logan College Institute. The kids were thoughtful and pensive and one asked me this question: if you could go back in time in a time machine, what would you change about your life? I don’t think I’ve been asked […]

AMOtivational Monday: Attitude is Everything

As we descend upon a new week, it’s easy to feel overloaded. To-do lists, errands, social obligations, responsibilities – AAAAARGH! It’s easy to feel overwhelmed. In a time like summer, which often is jam-packed with more activities than ever, attitude is everything. Take a step back. Remember that your attitude determines your altitude. Whether you […]

AMOtivational Mondays: Big Time Truths

I saw two quotes this week that jumped out at me. One was by former Notre Dame, Philadelphia Eagles, and San Francisco 49ers great Ricky Watters. In an article chronicling his return to South Bend this summer to complete his bachelor’s degree, the legendary running back said, “When I was in school the first time, […]

AMOtivational Mondays: What Tony Gwynn Taught Me

Over the next few days, you’ll undoubtedly see and read many platitudes about Tony Gwynn, the San Diego Padres icon and member of Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame, who passed away unexpectedly last week. As a fan, and someone incredibly fortunate to call him a colleague, these are direct lessons I took from watching, […]