Tag Archives: basketball

10 Benefits Of Experienced Leadership

Those who discuss the subject of leadership spend a lot of time on next generation leadership.  I have written several posts on the subject myself.  However, I was struck by the poise and guile of the oldest starting point guard in NBA finals history, the 38-year old Jason Kidd. Lee Jenkins wrote a great article […]

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How Did The Dallas Mavericks Beat The Miami Heat? In A Word – Leadership!

The “failure” or “demise” of the Miami Heat, and specifically LeBron James, have fascinated us more than the brilliance of the Dallas Mavericks and specifically Dirk Nowitzki.  Within 1 hour of the completion of Game 6 of the NBA finals, this website received 119 hits on posts written about James.  During the same time period, posts […]

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The Leadership of Dirk Nowitski: 11 Quotes and Principles All Leaders Can Learn From

The Dallas Mavericks are one win away from the NBA championship.  They are an interesting team from a leadership perspective.  Jason Kidd is commonly seen as the team’s leader.  Tyson Chandler is viewed as its emotional heartbeat.  But Dirk Nowitski is clearly the team’s best player and MVP.  He is a great leader as well.  Dirk is not the classic […]

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10 Most Popular Posts Of May 2011

May was an incredible month!!!  Other than January 2011 when Rick Warren forwarded one of my posts (and we know what that can do for any blogger), this has been the most successful month for this site.  “Thank You” to all who took the time to read and comment on these posts. I have probably enjoyed writing […]

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12 Leadership Quotes And Prinicples From LeBron James And The Miami Heat

The Miami Heat are the Eastern Conference champions and the odds-on favorite to become NBA champions.  The following is a chronological look at leadership quotes from members of the team throughout their play-off journey. For anyone looking to build a championship culture, these insights are invaluable. April 11th Sporting News Unselfishness – “For me, just finding […]

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The Type Of Leader Needed To Turn A Department Or Organization Around

Philadelphia 76ers head coach Doug Collins is one of my favorite leaders in sports.  In the April 11th edition of Sports Illustrated, Michael Rosenberg profiled this quality man and leader. Collins knows how to turn a team around.  Here is his track record for his initial season at each of his coaching stops: The 1987 Chicago […]

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20 Leadership Lessons On Building A Dream Team: A Case Study Of LeBron James And The Miami Heat

Pastors, do you want to hire that great music leader or staff member?  Business leader, do you want to acquire that amazingly talented person who works for the competition?  Coaches, do you want to build a Dream Team like the Miami Heat? All leaders lay in bed at night and dream about what could be […]

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