Clemson Mens Tennis 2002 Jamin Thompson

Learning To Love The Process

2002 Clemson Tennis post-workout on “Muscle Beach” behind Jervey Athletic Center I know looks can be a little deceiving so let me give a little bit of background: This pic was taken a little over a year after I was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease and was still working my way back into playing shape after losing about 40 pounds and …

Failure

The Relentless Pursuit of Failure

This past weekend I had the honor of speaking about how to build a business at the Fall FMI Conference. (If you aren’t familiar with FMI, it is a training resource for fitness and sports professionals that offers them career and personal development education.) This was my first ever invitation to speak at FMI, and let me just tell you, …

The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective Asskickers

Success in life doesn’t just “happen”. You make choices and you perform certain actions, which in turn, give you various outcomes based on those choices and actions. You choose to eat healthier. You choose to go to the gym. You choose to stay faithful to your partner. You choose happiness. You choose success – and YOU choose failure. It’s all …

Committed Failure

Seems like all everyone wants these days is a cutting edge training program, a sophisticated diet plan, delicious recipes that burn fat & build muscle, and exotic supplements that do all the work for you. And everywhere you turn these you see more and more products, programs, and supplements hyping people up to believe they can build the body of …

Lessons Learned From Times Of Pain

This is probably one of the longer blog posts I’ve done…so I want to apologize in advance. But its also one of the most content packed ever and I think you’ll find it somewhat entertaining and hopefully even learn a thing or two. People usually squinch up their faces and give me weird looks when I tell them I play …

A New Perspective: A Life of Gratitude is a Life of Riches

Amid all of the poverty, war, and economic turbulence in our society today, we all have good reason to be frustrated, as well as whine and complain about how life just isn’t fair. Foreclosures are everywhere, the unemployment rate is sky high, people are behind in bills, and there seems to be no where to turn. All around us there …