During my weekly visit with Rich Kimball we talked about toughness.
Toughness is something you need to recruit more than teach. But when you recruit it, what are you looking for? Here are things I look for. Tough kids: Communicate – tough players are loud, but with a purpose. Communicating with your teammates during play is unselfish, and a great sign of toughness. Guys who just […]
In Daniel Coyle’s great new book “The Culture Code,” he visits some of the most successful organizations in the world. One of them is the San Antonio Spurs, who he spends a significant amount of time with, digging in to their championship culture. I highly recommend the book – it’s terrific. When talking to everyone […]
I’m a big believer in positive feedback. I think it’s the best way to get the most out of your players. In practice I want to be demanding and positive, and I think it’s possible to be both. If I thought being negative, yelling and cursing at guys was the best way to get the […]