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, […]

AMOtivational Mondays: Let Your Light Shine

The Finish Line has been on my mind a lot lately. No, not just my second book via Tate Publishing and available on alexmontoya.org today. Actual finish lines. Social media this time of year features a lot of photos and posts about graduations, caps, gowns, diplomas. And all the proud graduates, families, teachers. Plus May […]