Boss Vs. Leader

“Remember the difference between a boss and a leader… a boss says “Go.”  A leader says “Let’s Go.”

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“We Can Only Teach Them To Practice Things”

An interesting piece from the Op-Ed page of the New York Times on how you can coach kids in Math, not teach them. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/25/opinion/dont-teach-math-coach-it.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&_r=0

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Carl Parker

A great look at an AAU coach who goes about it the right way.  The quotes from his players really tell the story. “I’ve never wanted to work for a coach as much as I wanted to work for him.” “Coach Parker really gave me a certain confidence about the game.” “He’ll tell you exactly how […]

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Emotional Intelligence and Leadership

Emotional intelligence – the sum of self-awareness, self-management, empathy and social skills – as a key factor in leadership. http://www.success.com/article/the-leadership-secret-to-supercharging-your-team “Poor listening is the common cold of leadership today.”

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Best Practice

As I drove on to campus on Tuesday morning I watched the football team going through their morning practice before their afternoon scrimmage.  I realized I hadn’t been on a campus with a football team in over 15 years, and it was exciting.  The energy in the fall is a little different when their is […]

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Positions

One of the questions you get asked a lot on the recruiting trail is “What are you guys looking for for next year?”  You always have your current roster in mind and where you have the most depth, but that’s not as important as getting the right talent.  Ultimately what we are looking for is […]

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Completed the Ice Bucket Challenge in support of ALS.  Take the time to watch the video in the post below on Chris Rosati. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10204651784201605&set=vb.1445456058&type=2&theater

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ALS Patient Chris Rosati

Chris Rosati has to be the coolest ALS patient going out there – watch this for 3 minutes. http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/als-patient-devotes-life-to-random-acts-of-kindness/

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Don’t Walk On The Grass

Always interesting to read about Chip Kelly and what he’s doing to develop a new culture with the Eagles. http://mobile.philly.com/sports/eagles/?wss=/philly/sports/eagles&id=267747221 “He’s a listener… You’ve got to respect it.”

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Steve Clifford

Good look inside Steve Clifford and the culture change in Charlotte. http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1952081-inside-the-coaching-principles-that-turned-around-the-charlotte-bobcats

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