Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team
The Lounge  | Champions  | The Wire |  Schedule |  Audio  |  Arcade  |  The Top Ten  |  Historical  |  Email  |  Video

Comment on Extra Ordinary Men of Our Time


Remember during the missions of Apollo. And others we knew every astronaut by name, we made them heroes. We celebrated their bravery. And they were brave too. If you ever get to Alamogordo Space Museum, Lyndon B Johnson Space Center in Houston or Kennedy Space Center and Museum in FL and look at the little tuna cans these guys went up in space in you then know just how brave they were. If you get a chance go to the Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson AZ and look at the old brave technology you will simply want to relive a little of American technology, guts, glory and challenge.

As you drive through Arkansas, Kansas, Nebraska, Tennessee you see signs on the freeway of cities proclaiming the names of famous astronauts; and their home towns. We as Americans are so quick to condemn our heroes of today. We chastise them; sacrifice them, their names and their spirit. Why? We today do not celebrate our astronauts, famous generals, pilots and those who go beyond. Yet everyone knows the names of John Glen, General Patton, Neil Armstrong, Chuck Yeager, Alan Shepard, Buzz Aldren, and Gus Grissom. We know these names, like we know Vince Lombardi, Mark Spits, Mary Lu Retton, Carl Lewis, Magic Johnson, Wayne Gretsky, and Bruce Jenner. We must remember the new warriors of fear and challenger, fighting to against odds of norm to get to these new achievements.

We have amongst our presence so many great people, we have failed to adequately recognize. We need this for inspiration of the next generation. That we can overcome all obstacles. What makes extraordinary men? It is those who refuse to give up or to take the easy road. Those who have the will to make it happen against all odds. We do not know their names; why? Are these new brave wars not politically correct anymore in our haste to make everyone equal, so they can feel good about themselves? Do we do this so underachievers can put forth minimal effort and not look bad next to the standout of extra-ordinary men? Well, what do you think; or do you dare think such politically incorrect thoughts anymore? Think about it.

"Lance Winslow" - If you have innovative thoughts and unique perspectives, come think with Lance; www.WorldThinkTank.net/wttbbs


MORE RESOURCES:

On Coaches, Players, and Motivation
Hockey and Wilderness
Furthermore, I find it hard to believe that he is even mostly to blame for the Wild's failure to play complete games; in-game, players need to look to each other to find motivation and play for each other and for the team. When they're out there, I ...

and more »


USA TODAY

No extra motivation for DeSean Jackson facing former team again
Washington Post (blog)
Preceding that performance, though, Jackson would not bite when asked if there would be any extra motivation. He's taking the same approach this time around. About the only mention of the Eagles Wednesday came when Jackson acknowledged former ...
Redskins Can Play Spoiler For Eagles, CowboysRedskins.com
Bradley Fletcher vs. DeSean Jackson matchup could shape Eagles vs ...NJ.com

all 165 news articles »


Red and Black

Georgia looking for motivation against Louisville
Red and Black
It's the only motivation needed.” With a win, the senior class has a chance to become the third-winningest class in Georgia history. A win against the Cardinals would give the seniors 40 wins, something that Richt said should fuel the teams motivation.

and more »


FOXSports.com

For Florida players, different motivations heading into Birmingham Bowl
Florida Times-Union
“The biggest thing I talk to the team about is you sit in a room with 105 guys, everyone has a little different motivation. But as long as you have motivation, we're all right,” Durkin said. “It might be some guys' motivation may be to play and show ...
Interim coach DJ Durkin wants Florida Gators focusedMiamiHerald.com
Durkin: Cox out for bowl, McGee hopes to stay at Florida, Gators prepare for ...OnlyGators.com

all 29 news articles »


San Francisco Examiner

No. 1 Stanford spikers use failures as motivation entering national semifinals
San Francisco Examiner
That match was motivation this entire offseason. And in 2014, Stanford has been sensational, winning its first 28 matches and earning the NCAA tournament's No. 1 overall seed. The Cardinal dispatched Cal State Bakersfield, Michigan State and Oregon ...

and more »


blogs.hbr.org (blog)

What Maslow's Hierarchy Won't Tell You About Motivation
blogs.hbr.org (blog)
At some point in their careers, most leaders have either consciously — or, more likely, unwittingly — based (or justified) their approach to motivation on Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. Maslow's idea that people are motivated by satisfying lower-level ...



Writing the book on motivation
U-T San Diego
San Diegan Susan Fowler has worked for more than 30 years as a leadership researcher, consultant and coach. She's not much of a fan of the traditional carrot-and-stick approach to management. Her new book, “Why Motivating People Doesn't Work.



Aces men bring plenty of motivation into matchup with Ohio
Evansville Courier & Press
There is no shortage of motivation for the University of Evansville men's basketball team entering Thursday's home game against Ohio. Not only are the Aces eager to erase the memory of a last-second loss Saturday to Murray State, but they're also ...



Daily Californian

Israeli military film 'Zero Motivation' explores female friendship
Daily Californian
“Zero Motivation” explores how a total lack of interest in accomplishing goals neither guarantees nor denies the likelihood of success. Director and screenwriter Talya Lavie's debut film chronicles three female administrative officers as they attempt ...
'Zero Motivation': Like 'M*A*S*H,' with female soldiersThe Seattle Times
Chosen Films: Talya Lavie's Bleak, Complex Comedy, Zero MotivationHeeb Magazine
Movie review: Women comically lead the way in 'Zero Motivation'Wicked Local Wareham

all 50 news articles »


USU not short on motivation for New Mexico Bowl
Standard-Examiner
Don't tell that to Utah State head coach Matt Wells, though, who knows the Aggies still have plenty to prove. “We have a lot of motivating factors. We're not short on motivation, I promise you,” Wells said. “There are a couple of things that are ...


Google News


Advertisement



Section Site Map - Submit News - Feedback - Comments - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2006 Luminati Inc. All rights reserved.