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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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7 Ways To Know You Are A Leader That People Admire

Do people simply tolerate your leadership or do they admire you?  I don’t think anyone wants to be tolerated.  At a certain level, we would all rather be admired.  But how does that happen? Is it people skills?  Or accomplishment?  Or team building?  Or knowledge?  What is the secret to being admired? A recent survey in the June 20th […]

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Ohio State Buckeyes Head Coach Jim Tressel Resigns: Would You Hire Him?

The college football universe is dominated by the news today that Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Jim Tressel has resigned.  Though this is not surprising, the timing is. I liked Coach Tressel.  He appeared to me as a guy who was a class act who simply made some bad decisions.  From a leadership perspective, the biggest […]

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15 Leadership Quotes From Alabama Crimson Tide Head Coach Nick Saban

On May 3rd, Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban appeared on Atlanta’s 790 The Zone as part of the Chick-Fil-A Celebrity Golf Tournament.  The following are the insights shared by this great leader. “You got a great player but you got a better person.” – Saban on the Atlanta Falcons drafting Julio Jones “There aren’t […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Cam Newton And Leadership

Congratulations to Cam Newton on being selected by the Carolina Panthers as the top pick of this year’s NFL Draft. The following are a series of blog posts written about Newton and his leadership over the past year.  Each has been widely read and will be a valuable resource for you.  Enjoy! 10 Leadership Quotes From […]

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23 Leadership Quotes From Tim Tebow

This morning on Atlanta’s 790 The Zone, Chris Domino and Nick Cellini interviewed Denver Broncos QB Tim Tebow.  Tebow discussed a wide range of topics including Urban Meyer, the revenge game against the Georgia Bulldogs, the NFL Draft, and his work with children. The following are the leadership quotes from this sports icon. “You’ve made us more proud than if you […]

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11 Leadership Principles Heading Into The NFL Draft

I LOVE the NFL Draft.  Forget the Masters and March Madness, the NFL Draft is the best, most compelling multi-day sports event on television.  Peter King, the great Sports Illustrated writer, has been providing draft news and insights leading up to next week’s event.   I think there are some great leadership insights we can take from King’s […]

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