Johnson Cook

Atlanta tech investor. Entrepreneur.

Johnson Cook - Atlanta tech investor. Entrepreneur.

Easy Swing, Baby. Easy Swing.


Bubba Golf

Bubba Golf

During this holiday week I have been hitting a lot of golf balls. So yes, it’s a blessing and a wonderful week to be playing that stupid, frustrating, terrible, humbling, demeaning, crazy, moronic game.

The more I work on my swing, the more a I tweak, the more frustrated I get trying to fix problems… the more I forget the fundamentals.   For me the fundamentals in my head that help me get it back together are

“Head down. Easy swing.”

The head down part is easy to fix but you golfers know that when you are frustrated, it can be really, really hard to swing easy. Mind overcoming body is so hard when mind is so tightly wound up!

Unfortunately, I (and many others) have the same challenges in entrepreneurship. When I get frustrated that things aren’t moving as fast, or the sales calls keep slicing into the woods, my tendency is to swing harder and keep tweaking.   When in reality, we can fix the issue with our head down and an easy swing. Relax. Slow down.

Easy swing, baby. Easy swing.


PS. The same lesson applies to my relationship with this blog. You may notice my frequency of posts varies lately. Some weeks I’ve posted 4, and some 1. I’ve decided that I will absolutely not force a post. I will only post when I have goodies to share.  No goodies, no post. Lots of goodies, lots of posts. So forgive the unpredictability, but I hope it will pay off in quality.    Easy swing baby.


  • CD says:

    You mean buy new clubs and swing away didn’t lower your score????

    November 23, 2012 at 1:27 pm
    • Johnson Cook says:

      What new clubs did for lowering my score is like cutting government spending by turning off the lights when you aren’t in the oval office.

      November 26, 2012 at 12:38 pm

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