How to Treat a Woman

how to treat a woman

A few years back, during a press conference preceding a playoff game, a reporter asked me what I had done Friday afternoon to prepare—presumably for the game. But Friday afternoons during the season have always been personal time for us as a staff. I learned from Chuck Noll that you don’t change your schedule just […]

Uncommon Fathers

uncommon fathers

In the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, Derek Redmond believed he could win a silver medal for Great Britain. After five years of daily training and eight operations on his Achilles tendons, Derek had won the first two heats and was running in the semifinals of the 400 meters. Things were going as planned […]

Why Positive Thinking is Important

positive thinking

Life is challenging. I wish I could tell you that you’ll always be on top of the mountain. The reality is that there are days when nothing will go right, when not only will you not be on top, you may not even be able to figure out which way is up. Do yourself a […]

Rules for Arguing with Your Wife

arguing with your wife

It’s natural for married couples to have disagreements from time to time. Lauren and I frequently have “discussions” on whose opinion is right. If you find yourself arguing with your wife, there are some boundaries you should set so you don’t make matters worse and ruin your relationship.

How to Find Courage

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Lynn Swann was one of the finest receivers to ever play the game of football. A star out of Southern Cal, Lynn was a great player with the Steelers. Lynn also took ballet-not very popular for men in the 1970s. But Lynn felt that ballet would improve his body control and consequently help him become […]

My NFL Super Bowl 2015 Plans For NBC

We’re on the road to the NFL Super Bowl 2015! This weekend’s games will determine who will be playing in the AFC and NFC Championship games. I’m getting excited to see which teams make it to the big game. Here are my Super Bowl plans for NBC.

How You Respond Makes All the Difference

how you respond

My dad was always fascinated by how and why things worked, but at the end of the day, he was most concerned with character. He believed that  most of life was an object lesson, and he always found ways to pass those lessons on to his kids. One day I was complaining to him about […]

The Second Wave: Making Each Child Feel Special

making each child feel special

It can be challenging making each child feel special when you’re raising multiple children. Lauren and I have nine children and can definitely relate to that challenge. Making each child feel special doesn’t have to be as complicated as our minds tend to make it. Here are a few simple things you can do.