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Leadership Lessons On How To Win When Filling Out Your March Madness Bracket

There is a leadership strategy in choosing your brackets for March Madness – the best indicator of future performance is past performance.  Pick teams that are used to and have a culture of winning. Avoid blind devotion, loyalty, uniform colors, or a hope-so strategy.  Here is some important information to know: The Importance Of Regular Season Success Come NCAA Tournament Time In March […]

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18 Leadership Quotes From Kentucky Head Coach John Calipari

The March 14th issue of Sports Illustrated featured a profile of Kentucky Wildcats head basketball coach John Calipari.  Though controversial, you cannot argue with the success of this coach who has been to two Final Fours and produced six current Division I head coaches.  The following are the leadership quotes contained in the S.L. Price article. All […]

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7 Leadership Deeds, Not Words, That Can Make You A Champion – Oregon Ducks Chip Kelly

    Do you know many people who are “all talk”?  To Chip Kelly, head coach of the nation’s best team, the 11-0 Oregon Ducks, deeds not words are what is important.  In the latest edition of The Sporting News, he says “I don’t deal in hypotheticals.  Every day, you show who are by what you do.” […]

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7 Leadership Principles From Stanford QB Andrew Luck

Many top NFL scouts view Stanford QB Andrew Luck as the top pick in next April’s draft. Luck was profiled in the September 13th edition of The Sporting News. There are several leadership principles that we can take from this talented athlete. Preparation – Rather than growing up in the traditional youth football youth leagues […]

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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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7 Lessons On Keeping Your Job via Frank Beamer

  In a December 20, 2008 New York Times article entitled “One Loss Away From Dismissal”, the average tenure of the head coaching jobs in professional sports were given. NHL – 2.58 seasons NBA – 2.64 seasons MLB – 3.78 seasons NFL – 4.34 season   Here is what they stated contributed to how long coaches stay in each sport. Length of […]

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7 Leadership Characteristics Of Duke’s Star Player

In the June 21st edition of The Sporting News, Mike Decourcy writes an interesting article discussing the leadership qualities of the Duke Blue Devils basketball team captain and Most Outstanding Player in this year’s Final Four, Kyle Singler.  Duke has a well-known leadership culture and head coach Mike Krzyzewski has written four books on the […]

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