Operation GritBox Podcast: Teaching You TopFlight Performance

Dr. Ryan Lowery--Nutrition Whiz and Football Brain Protector

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By Coach Jack
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Taking that First Step out of Hell-- Brent Gleeson
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The Bill Burgos Story: Teenage Dad to War to NBA Coach
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Dr. Ryan Lowery--Nutrition Whiz and Football Brain Protector
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Shoot, Move and Communicate how to be a TopFlight Team Member
Have received numerous e-mails and text messages from listeners asking about what I am learning about currently and what I am reading. In this episode, I am going to discuss why I read what I read and the MISSION CRITICAL IMPORTANCE of limiting the number of inputs you put into your brain each day. I am going to read a passage from one of my favorite books, No Hero by Mark Owen, in the passage the author talks about how the importance of being able to shoot, move and communicate if you want to be able to function as a TopFlight team member. You can purchase the book in the link here: https://www.amazon.com/No-Hero-Evolution-Navy-Seal/dp/0451472241/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1533230942&sr=8-1&keywords=no+hero Here is link to Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi https://www.amazon.com/Flow-Psychology-Experience-Perennial-Classics/dp/0061339202/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1533231145&sr=8-1&keywords=Flow
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Doing the Thing that Drives You No Matter What. #5
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Performance Specialist Mike Gerson
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The Story of Basketball Legend Schea Cotton
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The best of the best in sport, business, education, and life, all have one thing in common. They all think and act differently from the average person. They follow a different set of rules and these rules are what gives them an advantage over their competition. . . . This episode breaks down the ten factors that separate the TopFlight performer from the average performer. My goal is to give you an advantage and share with you how you can use this episode to reach important goals. Go here to enter and win $1,000 in Human Performance Products. https://www.operationgritbox.com/grit-box-1
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