Formula For Success

“I cannot give you a formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: try to please everybody.” – Herbert Bayard Swope

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Archie Miller

Some interesting answers from Archie Miller on what he’s had to deal with at Dayton since last year’s Elite 8 run. http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaab/2015/02/27/dayton-coach-archie-miller-questions-and-answers/24111833/?hootPostID=80741c43589f7b19a8fb0d1320e20fc4

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Failing Forward

“The difference between average people and achieving people is their perception of and response to failure.  Nothing else has the same kind of impact on people’s ability to achieve and to accomplish whatever their minds and hearts desire.  Accept failure as the price of success today, and keep striving forward.” – John Maxwell, Failing Forward

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Bob McKillop

Great perspective from Bob McKillop. http://espn.go.com/espn/print?id=11729969&type=story  

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“It’s Hard to Beat a Team 3 Times”

This is the time of year with conference tournaments getting underway when you hear people say “It’s hard to beat a team 3 times.”  You hear it a lot in all sports.  Have you ever stopped to think about whether or not it’s actually true? We had a lot of success in the Little East […]

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MLB Fights Fatigue

I found this to be pretty interesting – the Wall Street Journal on what  baseball teams are doing to try and  fight fatigue. http://www.wsj.com/articles/baseballs-fight-with-fatigue-1424710560

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Texas High School Fans Root For The Other Team

A really cool short video about what two high school players in Texas did for their opponents. http://www.cbsnews.com/news/texas-high-school-basketball-team-incredible-sportsmanship/

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Tim Cluess

Tim Cluess has been incredibly successful everywhere he has coached with a high-octane offensive attack. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/27/sports/ncaabasketball/ionas-offense-goes-80-as-other-teams-hit-the-brakes.html?smid=tw-share  

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America East Feature

Nice feature on our program from America East TV. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Q-jNtopaOo&feature=youtu.be

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Shaka Smart – Interest vs. Commitment

Some great insight here from Shaka Smart.  Love the stuff at the beginning about the difference between interest and commitment.  It is very easy to be committed when things are going your way.  But are you committed all of the time? https://vcubasketball.wordpress.com/2015/02/20/shaka-smart-is-a-really-really-good-leader/

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