Tag Archives: NFL

Is Cam Newton A Franchise Quarterback

Sporting News draft expert Russ Lande states in the March 14th edition “To me, he’s (Cam Newton) a guy who screams out, ‘I’m going to be a high pick and be a flop.’”  What do you think? Every NFL Draft has a polarizing figure and this year it is Newton.  Let’s look at the evidence […]

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Momentum Is Not Self-Sustaining: 6 Things Needed To Keep It Going

There are many posts on the web addressing the issue of how to generate or regain lost momentum.  However, I have never read on post on maintaining positive momentum.  We need to address that issue. Momentum is not self-sustaining.  It must be continually fed and cultivated, but with what?  In the February 25th issue of […]

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17 Quotes And Leadership Principles From Aaron Rodgers And The Green Bay Packers

As the NFL attempts to resolve its labor dispute, this is a good time to review the play-off leadership quotes and principles that made the Green Bay Packers the league’s champion and model franchise.  We will focus on  four individuals – quarterback Aaron Rodgers, defensive back Charles Woodson, General Manager Ted Thompson, and defensive coordinator Dom Capers. Aaron […]

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16 Leadership Quotes and Lessons From NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

  As NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell is the most powerful man in sports.  He is an Apex Leader.  Peter King profiled Goodell in the February 7th edition of Sports Illustrated.  The following are the quotes and applications leaders can all take from the article. Leaders Want Information Before It Is Made Public – You can’t leapfrog leaders.  […]

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10 Qualities To Look For In A Leader Who Can Turn Your Organization Around

Do you have a plan for regaining lost momentum?  Do you know what to look for in a leader who can facilitate positive change?  The November 22nd edition of The Sporting News featured an article on 10 NFL coaches who would make great hires for any team looking to turn around their fortunes. When looking for a […]

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8 Leadership Lessons From The Incredible Mike Vick Monday Night Performance

Is there anything as inspiring as watching a high-capacity leader performing at the level of their full capabilities?  Last night, NFL fans watched the Philadelphia Eagles QB Mike Vick put on a virtuoso performance. Vick completed 20 of 28 passes for 333 yards and four touchdowns.  In addition, he ran 80 yards and two additional scores.  […]

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10 Tips On Going From Being A Rookie Leader To An Experienced One

Do you value and properly evaluate experience?  If not, you should.  Growing as a leader is a process and if you are a new leader, it can be overwhelming at times.  The following are just five surprises that awaited me in my first leadership responsibility: Not everyone did what I asked. Not everyone liked me. Not […]

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