JohnA Passaro — writing

Don’t Let One Loss Beat You Twice

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Like every coach, parent or any other person who has ever attempted to shake some sense into the wrestler during a semi-slide knows, witnessing a semi-slide is one of the most helpless feelings one could ever experience in the sport.

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A Letter to My Ten Year Younger Self

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John, I’m watching you about to sit down on that couch, this is hard. Even for me and I’ve been through it. That foreboding feeling which has been gnawing at your soul for some time now is actually my indecisiveness of whether I should tell you, or not. […]

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Be the Guy Who Sets the Bar

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Decide not to be a product of your environment, commit to having your environment to be a product of you.

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99% Effort Is Not Enough

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One of the greatest lessons I have learned from the sport of wrestling is that the outcome isn’t the goal. Your output is. You can’t control the outcome. You can control your output.

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I Thought I Knew, But Now I Know

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Just as the benefit of writing is not to be discovered, but to discover; the key to life is not to live, but to be alive.

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