Kris Dunn Gives Back

http://abc7chicago.com/society/chicago-bull-treats-25-kids-to-holiday-shopping-spree/2775276/

If you have the means, make an impact.

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Difficult Conversations

  Start a Difficult Conversation by Focusing on What You Have in Common When you’re broaching a tricky topic with a colleague, your first few sentences can make or break the discussion. It’s normal to be defensive, and even to put blame on the other person, but implying that your counterpart is wrong will make […]

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Injuries

I’ve always been pretty cold when it comes to injuries.  It probably goes back to being a player and an assistant coach, when I saw players who used injuries as a way to get out of hard stuff like sprints and defensive drills.  I’ve been at practices where guys begged out of stuff due to […]

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Leadership From The Best at D3

http://www.d3hoops.com/columns/around-the-nation/2017-18/secret-to-success

Really liked a lot of the leadership approaches offered up by some of the best D3 coaches around on D3hoops.com.

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Buzz Williams on “Uphill Dreams”

https://twitter.com/Hokie_Hoops/status/938822819785379840

Buzz’s approach to his relationships with his players and the way he coaches them is unique.

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Lefty Driesell

https://theathletic.com/167659/2017/11/29/the-case-for-lefty-driesell/

Terrific look at a coach who is underrated for the huge impact he made on the college game.

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Hofstra Free Throw Miss

https://twitter.com/HofstraMBB/status/938646439898570752

Click on the link and watch the last play of the Hofstra-Monmouth game from December 6th if you haven’t already seen it.  Monmouth fouls intentionally up 3 with 5.1 seconds left.  Hofstra misses the free throw on purpose, knocks the rebound out and buries a 3 to win the game. So what happened here? Smart […]

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Successful people are successful for one simple reason: they think about failure differently. Successful people learn from failure, but the lesson they learn is a different one. You become a winner because you’re good at losing.

Seth Godin

The Confidence To Win

Winning builds confidence.  But confidence is essential to winning.  Which one comes first?  It’s hard to have a lot of confidence if you aren’t winning.  But it’s hard to win a lot if you don’t have confidence.  The mentality needed to win – especially when you aren’t used to it – is hard to find. […]

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The Right Approach To Change Management

https://hbr.org/2017/11/what-everyone-gets-wrong-about-change-management?utm_campaign=hbr&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

Like the idea of leadership development as part of any change management directive. “Transformation journeys run out of steam when companies neglect leadership development.”

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