Resilient Thoughts

A Former U-M Hoopster and NBA Journeyman Shares His Secrets to Bouncing Back from Economic and Personal Adversity

Excerpt: Now I’m no financial expert with a game plan to move our economy toward prosperity. But I do have a positive message of personal growth to help manage the stress that comes with economic concerns. I believe bounce-back ability is the single most important factor for success in managing expectations and turning adversity into success in the business world. Bounce-back ability is a combination of resilience, focus, and extreme confidence that nothing will deter you from reaching your objectives. [read article]

Catching Up with Former Michigan Basketball Player Tim McCormick
Welcome to “Catching Up With…” an occasional feature here at where we chat with someone who used to be involved with Michigan athletics. If there’s someone you’d like to see catch up with, e-mail us at

Our latest guest is former Michigan basketball player Tim McCormick, a former McDonald’s All-American and MVP of the 1984 NIT. He then played in the NBA from 1985-92. [read article]