You’re the boss vs. you’re a sucker


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Everyone has an internal monolog and there are two extremes, hard-ass and compassionate. Someone who is constantly a hard-ass on themselves will be constantly beating themselves down and as a consequence may not think things through. Someone who is constantly compassionate towards themselves may never make any real progress for fear of leaving their comfort zone. The optimal solution is somewhere in the middle where you realize when to buck up and do something, and also when you need to take a step back and re-evaluate the situation or give yourself some credit.

Key Takeaways:

  • There are no excuses and no crying in baseball or any other sport unless it’s tears of victory.
  • Coach Compassioneer often looks for underlying reasons for things.
  • Coach Compassioneers often form strong bonds with their clients who feel respected, cared for and understood.

“Coach Hardasses have impeccable grooming and posture, except when they’re chewing tobacco and spitting it at you as you do pushups in the dirt.”