I am opening up this story with a simple statement, this statement is only my view and only my opinion. And so, it goes. “In my humble opinion, when it comes to helping motivate or inspire people of all ages and in all aspects of life whether it be sporting, business or life in general, the majority of these people use words, phrases, sayings or quotes which they have heard or overheard , All they are doing is repeating things that they have heard someone say or a quote from a famous coach in … [Read more...] about FROM LOW TO LIFE IN 3 By John Rahme
OPEN SOMEONE’S DOOR By John Rahme 6am. I’m leaving the café. In my hand I have what I call my heart starter for the day. One coffee to go. Walking toward the door, simultaneously a gentleman is exiting. The gentleman is on my right side as we walk to our exit. Myself, I’m eager to get the heart starter to my mouth in order for the caffeine to start doing the job it has being chosen to do, to wake me up. I take notice that the gentleman who was beside me has items in both hands. I reach … [Read more...] about OPEN SOMEONE’S DOOR
Many years ago, I read a book and in this book, was a chapter on Henry Ford. The chapter gave a very detailed description of Henry Ford’s life achievements and character. The story takes us into a courtroom where Henry Ford was suing a journalist whom he believed defamed him. The journalist basically claimed and called Henry ford unintelligent, basically dumb and stupid. Henry Ford was not a smart man, claimed the journalist. Henry Ford is in the stand and was being questioned by the … [Read more...] about MISS THE TREE BY JOHN RAHME
“What is it that you see when you look at the painting? what story does the painting tell you?” I asked the gentleman sitting opposite of me in my lounge room. Sitting in the lounge room with a gentleman who has being a client of mine for the last couple of months, who’s profession is an athlete. We were going through their belief and his belief system, which he had developed from a very young age from all different influences and encounters. We were in the process of defining or re defining … [Read more...] about “A ten-person painting”. PART 2 – CULTURE By John Rahme.
“When I won a game as a coach JR, I had a dressing room full of people and over 30 text messages congratulating me, when I lost a game as a coach I had an empty dressing shed and three text messages, all from family.” Dave Furner begins to tell me. I stood there in disbelief and I remember laughing, not because I thought Dave Furner was telling a joke or a yarn but was laughing at the sheer disgust and disbelief of the quote. I have only known Dave Furner personally for a short period, we … [Read more...] about THREE TEXT MESSAGES (A CHAMPIONS EYES) By John Rahme
“If you had a patient that was ill, and there was a pill which they could take, which would in return save their life. But they had to take that pill and stand still there for 20 minutes a day. Would you expect them to do that?” the doctor replied yes to my question. “What if the patient was yourself? would you do that?” the doctor stared at me in surprise, then answered, “yes, yes I would.” I was asked to speak at a seminar to a group of Doctors in training to become specialists as such in a … [Read more...] about 20 minutes to save a life By John Rahme
“Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savoured.” Earl Nightingale Since mid-2015 I have unfortunately suffered from strong and crippling attacks of pain to an area of my body which leads me to be the local emergency ward. I am so familiar with this pain, that … [Read more...] about 1002 THINGS THAT I DON’T KNOW – STILL LEARNING – BY JOHN RAHME.
April 26th 2012 I wrote an article I wrote called CLEAN START-AUDIT TIME. The article or short story audited my TRAINING LIFE in a fair and honest way, identified and help bring to light items in which I could improve on and also to identify and praise traits and actions which were helping me excel. At the time, as I wrote in the article, it was a very daunting thing to do. To be totally honest in what one was doing, his beliefs, training principles and treatment of athletes. The difficult … [Read more...] about Clean start-Audit time Part 2 By John Rahme
“People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defences, or the problems of modern society”. Vince Lombardi 16 YEARS TO LIFE YOUNG By John Rahme. 16 years is a long time to know someone, let alone be mentored by someone. So is the case when it comes to the case of myself and one Ashley Jones. To make a very long story short, or in this case, make a 16 year long story much shorter, I first contacted Ashley in 1999 via email, … [Read more...] about 16 Years to life Young By John Rahme.