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Leadership Styles Of The NFL’s Top 10 Coaches

  In this week’s Sporting News, there is an interesting article from the magazine’s staff and editors determining who are the NFL’s best coaches.  Each of the current 32 NFL coaches were graded in the following categories: Championships Won-Lost Records Creativity Motivational Skills Ability to Limit Turnovers/Penalties Hiring and Maintaining a Quality Staff Using those six categories as a […]

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How To Build A Champion Part 3

The following is the final list of ten leadership excerpts from Christopher Price’s book The Blueprint that chronicles the construction of the New England Patriots.  Regardless of your profession, these leadership lessons apply across all disciplines.   Old guys had started the process of “regulating” the locker room. Brady recognized the importance of team building, of the […]

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How To Build A Champion Part 2

As promised, the following are the second list of ten excerpts from Christopher Price’s book The Blueprint on how the New England Patriots built the NFL’s team of the decade.  To read Part 1, click here.  These lessons are applicable to any organization. “Scott (Pioli) is very detailed.  He knows how to build a consensus in […]

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How To Build A Champion Part 1

The New England Patriots were the NFL’s team of the decade.  In Christopher Price’s book The Blueprint he uncovers the architectural design of the team that has become the standard for how to construct a NFL franchise.  Regardless of your profession, these principles are transferable to building your organization.  Some of Price’s many findings from the 2000 and 2001 […]

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Everyone Has Tape On You and Other Leadership Lessons from Adalius Thomas

Recently I read on http://www.profootballtalk..com/ that the two-time Pro Bowl selection and current free agent Adalius Thomas was having difficulty locating a new team after being cut by the New England Patriots. The reason we are told for this is that every NFL (http://www.nfl.com/) team has tape on him from last year and are not […]

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