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5 Leadership Lessons From The 2010 Athlete Of The Year

The Sporting News just named Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay as its 2010 Athlete of the Year.  As Halladay recounts the five most memorable moments of his year, several leadership principles stand out. You Never Have To Recover From A Good Start – On December 16th, 2009, Halladay and his wife, Brandy, attended a 76ers game the day […]

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The Leader I Long To Be

Are you a risk taker?  Do you go for broke?  Do you swing for the fences?  Is your motto “Swing big.  Miss big.”  Can you tell people exactly what you think and it doesn’t bother you bit afterwards?  Do you on a moment’s whim just jump on a plane and go to Europe?  If this […]

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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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10 Habits Of Highly Successful Influencers

Alabama Crimson Tide Head Coach Nick Saban recently said, “You can’t really promote guys into leadership roles. I think that it’s something that sort of grows, develops and happens because of personality types and respect that other players have.” Coach Saban is right. There is a significant difference between leadership that is positional and the organic leadership […]

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Friday Night’s Football Leadership Lessons

Like many of you, I have been doing a lot of reading on football the last two weeks.  The following are some of the interesting leadership lessons I have gleaned that I want to share with you.  Thanks to the USA Today for the quotes. 1. From the Boise St. Broncos we learn…Continuity – Athletic Director […]

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