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  • Commitment Continuum

    How Committed Are You?

    "Motivation is what gets you started, commitment is what keeps you going"-Jim Ryun


    Sports can separate good players from great players. Few athletes can become successful by just showing up. Natural talent can only get you so far. Work ethic, attitude, and commitment are actions we can control on a daily basis.


    I have personally been all over this continuum throughout my career. The key for me as I got older was to never backtrack. I always try to climb the ladder each day no matter what the goal is!


    When you reach it, keep climbing!!

    How to move up the Continuum

    Awareness-Know where you are and be honest with yourself
    Acceptance-It might be tough love but once accepted, it can start to improve
    Analysis-What is lacking? What motivates you? What environment do you need?

    Start Taking Action-1% Better Everyday


    Janssen, J. (n.d.). 7 steps to move someone up the commitment continuum™. Janssen Sports Leadership Center. Retrieved March 22, 2022, from

  • "Vision Without Action is Merely a Dream. Vision With Action Can Change the World"

    -Joel A Barker

    My teammate, Brianna Decker and I created this vision board leading up to the 2018 Olympics.


    We used this as motivation everyday, focusing on our team and individual goals, while building off the improvements we made throughout that year. We took a picture of it and brought it to PyeongChang with us.


    Keys to vision board: POSITIVE!! Cheers, smiles, measurable, attainable, and purposeful. Outcomes YOU want to see, Feelings YOU want to feel.


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