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Lift, 2nd Edition by Robert E. Quinn, Ryan W. Quinn

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CHAPTER 6

IN FLIGHT: BECOMING INTERNALLY DIRECTED

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Stephen—a friend of ours—loved basketball, and he was good at it. As a teenager he won awards, dominated the leagues in which he participated, and had some college coaches paying attention to him. When he joined the high school varsity team, however, his coach almost never let him play. Stephen gave his best effort in every practice, followed the rules, outplayed his teammates, and worked constantly to improve, but no matter what he did his coach would not give him any more playing time.

Eventually Stephen and his parents found out that all of the players struggled with the coach—even the kids ...

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