Affecting Change With Positive Energy

Phil O’Brien (@YCG_OBrien) made a great presentation at our Dynamic Leadership Academy on “Effective Change Management” that I’ve referenced here before.  One of the great things he talks about is “increasing the dissatisfaction level” for everyone in your organization.  O’Brien says you have to make sure everyone knows that the current model you are using […]

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Jim Harbaugh’s Chaos

A really in-depth look at the very interesting culture and approach of Jim Harbaugh with the 49ers. http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/11625088/san-francisco-49ers-head-coach-jim-harbaugh-thrives-chaos-difficulty

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Thomas Edison on Failure

“I didn’t find a way to make a lightbulb, I found 1,000 ways how not to make one.” – Thomas Edison

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John Redman – Dalton State

A heartbreaking story that reminds us all to count our blessings every day. http://www.cbssports.com/collegebasketball/feature/24776712/more-than-a-game

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The Impact of Athletics

The impact athletics can have on a campus, from Florida Gulf Coast University. http://www.news-press.com/story/news/local/2014/11/15/athletics-big-win-fgcu-court/19114069/

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Black Bears Sign 3 Newcomers

Happy to welcome 3 newcomers to our program for the 2015-16 season. http://www.goblackbears.com/sports/m-baskbl/2014-15/releases/20141120ejx7nk

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Effective Change Management

Recently looking through my notes on effective change management within an organization from Phil O’Brien (@YCG_OBrien) at our Dynamic Leadership Academy: Do your homework – quantitative and qualitative analysis Create urgency Increase the dissatisfaction level Everyone must see the current state as not sustainable Communicate for understanding and buy-in It is impossible to over-communicate Empower your […]

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The Role of a Leader

“The role of a leader is not to come up with all the great ideas.  The role of a leader is to create an environment in which great ideas can happen.” – Simon Sinek, Start With Why

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The Coaching Life

A great look at the life of an assistant college basketball coach hoping to get his shot one day. “I think the best thing a young coach can do is move.” http://www.sbnation.com/longform/2014/11/12/7193135/keep-moving-the-nomadic-life-of-an-assistant-college-basketball-coach

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9 Ways To Become A Better Leader

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231528

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