The Late Show

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/09/business/media/stephen-colbert-election-late-night.html?mc=aud_dev&mcid=tw-nytimes&mccr=APRILtweetpromotion&mcdt=2017-04&subid=AprilTwitterTrending&ad-keywords=AudDevGate&_r=0

A recent New York Times article talked about the resurgence of Stephen Colbert on the Late Show after giving up some of his responsibilities to a new producer.  The producer, Chris Licht, has encouraged Colbert to be more hands-off and more forgiving of mistakes. A valuable lesson for Colbert that I think applies to coaching […]

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Integrity and Winning

I’m not huge on soft factors.  I’m big on the environment you create for your players.  But I don’t think you can throw your chemistry out on the court and beat the other team.  I do think the atmosphere you create and the culture of your program is very important.  Putting your players in a […]

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I never really ever felt like I was better than I was. I was too busy learning and getting better.

Jack Nicklaus

The Greatest Coach You’ve Never Heard Of

http://www.functionalpathtrainingblog.com/2017/04/greatest-coach-you-have-never-heard-of.html

Jim Steen won 50 national titles as the swimming coach at Kenyon.  His leadership approach is tremendous.  This is a graduation speech he gave a few years back.  His approach to leadership is really interesting and innovative.

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Wright Thompson on Pat Riley

http://www.espn.com/espn/feature/story/_/id/19233570/why-miami-heat-president-pat-riley-leave-nba

Incredibly in-depth look at Pat Riley

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10 Habits of the Most Confident People

https://www.inc.com/andrew-thomas/10-ways-extremely-confident-people-train-their-minds-every-day.html?cid=readmoretext1

On my team, when I challenge someone's attitude - and I love doing that - it's not an attack on their character. It's a belief in their ability to get back on course.

Jim Steen, Swimming Coach at Kenyon College, winner of 50 National Championships

Will Wade on Scheduling

http://www.sportingnews.com/ncaa-basketball/news/march-madness-2017-ncaa-tournament-will-wade-bubble-non-conference-schedule-noncon/1im9158f6500o13hn742e36wtn?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Direct insight from LSU’s Will Wade on what went into crafting the right schedule to get his VCU teams into the NCAA Tournament.

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Individual development at UMaine.

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Conference Revenue

http://www.ctpost.com/uconn/article/UConn-chasing-a-championship-and-a-conference-11013081.php?cmpid=twitter-desktop

The huge divide in conference revenue is starting to take place.  School’s outside the Power 5 – such as UConn – will feel the impact significantly.  The numbers in here are pretty startling.

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