Your Coaching Game Plan

I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.


The poem titled “Who am I?,” by an unknown author, serves as a poignant introduction to this chapter:

I am your constant companion.

I am your greatest helper or heaviest burden.

I will push you onward or drag you down to failure.

I am completely at your command.

Half of the things you do you might just as well turn over to me,

and I will be able to do them—quickly and correctly.

I am easily managed—you must be firm with me.

Show me exactly how you want something done,

and after a few lessons, I will do it automatically.

I am the servant of all great people,

and ...

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