Tag Archives: college football

What It Takes For Leaders To Impress Other Leaders

Everyone wants the respect of their peers.  We desire to have our efforts admired and appreciated.  In addition, the best leaders want to lead and influence other leaders.  Great leaders know that influencing leaders allows you to multiply influence and make a difference exponentially.  But how do you accomplish that? 40 Division I college football coaches were recently surveyed in […]

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6 Quotes About An Undefeated Leader, Alabama QB Greg McElroy

ESPN’s College Gameday just did a feature on Alabama Crimson Tide QB Greg McElroy.  As many of you know, McElroy has not lost a game since the 8th grade when his team lost 8-6 to Cross Timbers Middle School.  The following are some great leadership quotes I wanted to pass along to . “In trying […]

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3 Simple Leadership Lessons From Frank Beamer

Genius is making the complicated simple, not the simple complicated. Whether it is pride, insecurity, or our natural default mode as leaders, we tend to over-analyze things in our lives.  The result becomes relationships and tasks that are needlessly complicated.  As a ministry consultant, I spend much time talking leaders through a process that takes complex ideas and […]

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If I Had A Son – Leadership Lessons From Texas Tech’s Tommy Tuberville

If I had a son I often think about where I would want him to play college football.  Of course, he would be a Division I prospect.  Ultimately though, it would be his decision but here are three places I would steer him towards: Mark Richt and the University of Georgia Bulldogs Jim Tressel and the Ohio State […]

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A Leader’s Diversion – College Football Preview

Every leader needs a diversion, a healthy distraction.  This allows them to get away and be placed in a replenishing, non-performance environment.  The diversion provides perspective. I’ll give you a peek into my life.  One of my distractions is college football.  With the season beginning Thursday evening, the following are my predictions as well as my leadership thoughts […]

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Leaders, It’s Time To Take Out The Trash

Does your life feel like the picture above?  I am currently reading Bruce Feldman’s book Meat Market which is generally considered the greatest book ever written on the subject of college football recruiting.  By the way, it is living up to its reputation. I was fascinated by then Ole Miss Rebels Head Coach Ed Orgeron’s evaluation […]

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5 Leadership Lessons From Christian Ponder

The Florida State Seminoles QB Christian Ponder is the 2nd ranked player at his position in this year’s NFL Draft class.  Ponder, a 5th year Senior, is a unique individual. In the August 23rd edition of the USA Today, Ponder’s leadership skills were analyzed.  There are several things that leaders can learn from this Heisman candidate. […]

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