Austin Hatch at Michigan

Not sure there is anyone in our business doing it better than John Beilein. http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2014308130186

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Florida State Football and Crime

Incredible reporting from the New York Times.  Pretty clear sign that college athletics has grown too big. http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/10/12/us/florida-state-football-casts-shadow-over-tallahassee-justice.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&version=LedeSum&module=first-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=2&referrer=

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The Grit Factor

Really good look at grit, and how it relates to improvement.  Based on golf, but applicable to so many areas. http://www.golfdigest.com/golf-instruction/2014-10/the-grit-factor-bob-carney?spMailingID=7089879&spUserID=NTY3MzcwMTIwMzQS1&spJobID=521314043&spReportId=NTIxMzE0MDQzS0

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Gladwell on Competing

Malcolm Gladwell has some of the best takes on human behavior you will ever read.  One of my favorites is from a back and forth he did with Bill Simmons years back.  He answers the question of “why don’t people work hard when it is in their best interest to do so?”  He uses Eddy […]

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Team Building in a New Location

The first time we really got to know our new team was Labor Day weekend.  Most of our guys were gone for the summer, and email, text and twitter aren’t exactly the best ways to start building trust.  Our staff hadn’t been in place when most of our guys left for the summer, so many […]

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Rhode Island College Takes A Stand on Alcohol

My former school taking a serious step to get the message to their student-athletes about alcohol.  Never heard of this, but I like it. http://www.goanchormen.com/index.html

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Simon Sinek – How Great Leaders Inspire Action

I recently watched another great Simon Sinek video on leadership, on how great leaders inspire action.  Some great stuff to take away – “People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” “After all, Martin Luther King gave an ‘I Have A Dream’ speech, not an ‘I Have A Plan’ speech.” “There […]

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“This Is An Elite Program”

A look at what’s different about Chip Kelly’s approach to practice. http://espn.go.com/blog/philadelphia-eagles/post/_/id/8001/whats-so-special-about-a-chip-kelly-practice

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The Schedule of Highly Successful People

An interesting look at the schedule of high achievers. http://www.bakadesuyo.com/2014/06/schedule

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