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Dan Hayes Wins Golden Gloves
“I don’t know if you’re going to win, but I know you’ll come out of this a better fighter.” Those were the words of professional boxer Mehdi Abidi to his friend Daniel Hayes, just before a Golden Gloves (amateur boxing) tournament. Hayes went on to win the tournament and became […]

How The “Honey Badger” Leveled Up To Win Golden Gloves


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On July 6, 2016, during the men’s quarterfinals at Wimbledon, Marin Cilic is ahead at 7/6 and 6/4 to Roger Federer’s 6/3 in the third set. In a fourth set tiebreaker, Cilic is at match point, three times. Federer pulls out aces and a winning volley that shifts the momentum, […]

What’s Your Game-Winning Strategy? How to Serve Aces When You ...


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Want to better position yourself to advance in your current work and set the stage for satisfying new opportunities? Replicate the peak experiences that showcase your achievements by defining the conditions in which you thrive. In “The feedforward interview,” Kluger and Nir (2010) present a framework for understanding the factors […]

Let Peak Experiences Be Your Guide to Career Mobility