Author Archives: Dave Isaac

Dave Isaac

About Dave Isaac

NLP trainer and coach as well as owner and founder of Designing Success Inside, LLC, providing training, coaching, seminars and workshops in Neuro-Linguistic Programming to various businesses and organizations as well as individuals.  NLP is the study of human excellence and teaches powerful ways to create changes in your life by eliminating self defeating patterns of behavior, developing states of excellence, enhancing communication skills, creating a compelling future and developing deep levels of rapport with others.

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Peak Performance – Are Positive Thoughts Enough?

Books, publications, and seminars on positive thinking have bombarded the general public, businesses and sports teams for years. Yet, why are people still inconsistent in their success and even worse, why does success seem to elude the great majority of … Continue reading

5/16/12: Media Day: Phoenix Mercury

It was like a reunion and home coming at Media Day for the Phoenix Mercury, at US Airways Center on Wednesday.  There were familiar faces like Diana Taurasi, DeWanna Bonner, Candice Dupree and Alexis Gray-Lawson, as well as some new faces … Continue reading

The Rattlers Crush the Rush: 77 to 43.

What happens when four key Rattlers  players come off the injured reserve list?  A text book game with a big victory.  Linebacker Kevin McCullough, Wide Receiver Trandon Harvey, Defensive Back Virgil Gray and Defensive Lineman Cliff Dukes all came off … Continue reading

“The Thrill of Victory and the Agony of Defeat”: The Stanley Cup Playoffs

ABC’s Wide World of Sports that ran from 1961 to 1998 opened the program by using the popular phrase – “The Thrill of Victory and the Agony of Defeat”.    Although this popular TV show is no longer on the air, … Continue reading

Mercury 102 Japan National Team 73

Some things just don’t change.  “Pushing the Pace”, high tempo and fast pace offense and great coaching, effective management and passionate fans.  This was evident for the first game of the year (Preseason) when the Phoenix Mercury took on the … Continue reading

Two Wins In One Day!

On a day that Gary Bettman, the commissioner for the NHL had a press conference at arena announcing that a deal to buy the Coyotes was perhaps weeks away, the Coyotes went out and beat the Nashville Predators in … Continue reading

SaberCats defeat Rattlers 77 to 70

After a near perfect first three quarters from an offensive point of view and with the Rattlers leading the SaberCats at the end of the third quarter 63 to 49, the fourth quarter was like a scene out of Rod … Continue reading

“Refuse to Lose”

There are many things in life that are unpredictable.  Like  Boston and Vancouver being knocked out in the first round in this years playoffs (Both were in the Stanley Cup finals last year).  Like the ending of the movie the … Continue reading

Coyotes-Predators Preview: 4th game 5/4/12

Sometimes apparent easy decisions are not so easy.  Coach Barry Trotz of the Nashville Predators has a difficult decision to make.  Will he play top forwards Alexander Radulov and Andrei Kostitsyn for game four of round two in the Stanley … Continue reading

Against All Odds

As the Coyotes continue to ignore the sounds of outside distractions, unfavorable predictions and financial woes, they have an uncanny knack to “march” to the beat of their own version of the “Miracle on Ice” which is of course when … Continue reading