Bowling — Life Tips

5 Parenting Tips for Junior Gold

Posted by CtD Staffing on

With Junior Gold on the horizon, we decided it was important to share some parent tips.  We put a lot of focus on tips for the kids to succeed: Make your spares Stay positive Smile after each shot - Good OR Bad Follow through Concentrate ...the list goes on and on.  But what we DON’T talk about is what we can do to support our players.  Here are a few things to help your bowler succeed at Junior Gold. Don’t Yell At Your Kid As parents, we have a tendency to treat sporting events as if they are life or...

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Growing to Grateful

Posted by Ronald Hickland on

When Ronald Hickland Jr lost his dream job, he visited a life coach to learn how to become a better person.  This coach gave him 12 constructs to add to his life immediately and he is now sharing them with you.

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The Power of Positive

Posted by Ronald Hickland on

Today we are going to talk about being positive.  This is something that can be used both in bowling and in life.  Here at Creating the Difference, we are always striving for growth. We do this through reading and/or listening to audiobooks as well as finding inspiring people to follow on social media. Realistic Positivity One of the vlogs we follow recently did a video about realistic positivity.  I think the "realistic" part there is what some people forget.  No one has a life full of rainbows and sunshine.  It's how we react to the thunderstorms and clouds which sets...

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Bowling...It's not as easy as it looks

Posted by Ronald Hickland on

This week we have Guest Writer Matt Riley from Australia.  Matt is a fitness buff with tried and true methods for healthy living.  The photo is Matt's before and after for his fitness journey.  If you like what Matt has to say, remember you can get more useful information like this by joining our staff. Because #Education is #CreatingtheDifference.   This past weekend was a 2 day event in Queensland, Australia. It was 30 plus degrees Celsius outside in a centre that doesn’t have the best aircon.   Unlike the majority of bowlers in the sport I dedicate a lot of...

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Eight Life Lessons I learned from Being Fired

Posted by Ronald Hickland on

In this special blog post, I wanted to talk about a topic often overlooked: being fired, laid-off, etc. This is a personal topic for me.  Feb 26, 2015 was the day I was part of an economic layoff at Ebonite International. You can read the original blog I wrote here.  For 14 years, I had been the head designer for all of the bowling balls from Ebonite, Hammer, Columbia 300, and Track. This had been my dream job since I was kid.  I even did a TEDx Talk about it.  Within 1 hour, I went from a nice six figure...

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