Cool, simple breakdown of FDU’s approach to guarding a 7’4″ post player.
The Soldiers In The Trench
There was a man on horseback who saw a group of exhausted soldiers digging a trench. On the side is their section leader who was barking orders. The passerby asked the leader why he isn’t helping his team. The leader just said that he is in charge and tells his people what to do. The […]
The Map On The Wall
A great mentality on how to start bringing a team together. https://fromthegreennotebook.com/2019/08/23/the-map-on-the-wall/
8 Essential Qualities of Great Leadership
A good list from a few years back. I think Managerial Competence too often gets overlooked. Most professions promote people to leadership positions based on how good they are at their job. But production in the workplace doesn’t necessarily connect to leadership responsibilities. The best sales guy in the company isn’t necessarily equipped to run […]
Fouling Up 3
From Seth Davis: I’ve seen a bunch of studies done over the years, including Ken Pomeroy’s work in 2013. Unlike other studies done at that time, which argued that fouling up three was the preferred strategy, Ken’s findings were basically inconclusive. But last fall, Nicholas Canova of CBB Analytics published a study that was far […]
NCAA Coaches and Officials
Seth Davis on NCAA coaches behavior towards officials: The behavior from college basketball coaches towards referees has been too awful for too long. NBA coaches don’t act this way. A huge part of the problem is that coaches have a lot of sway with league supervisors as to who gets assigned games, so refs understandably feel […]
Wright Thompson On Joe Montana. I loved this passage: It’s the moment that matters. Not records. He was fine to let his trophies burn. He misses the moments. The moments are what he thinks about when he sits at home and watches Brady play in a Super Bowl. He’s not jealous of the result or […]
“Change Their Behavior and Make Them Better”
Nick Saban on second chances.