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Five Steps to Ensure a Positive Mood

9shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn The one thing I hated most about my leadership in my early career was the unpredictability of my moods. I don’t think I was unusually moody, but I was aware that my disposition—sometimes volatile—affected the team I led. No doubt, they often wondered: Is this a good day to…

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Leading Student Athletes Who Don’t Think They Need a Coach

11shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Two years ago, UConn women’s basketball coach, Geno Auriemma, did an interview just before the Final Four. It was re-posted on Facebook a couple of months ago and has gained traction again with so many coaches across our nation. Ole’ Geno didn’t pull any punches in the interview. After…

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Leadership Lessons from an NBA Champion Coach: Podcast #57

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Today, I’m excited to share with you a conversation with Brendan Suhr. Brendan is a former NBA basketball coach with several teams—including the Detroit Pistons—where he won two NBA Championships. He was also a coach at the University of Central Florida, Louisiana State University and more. Currently, he is…

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The New England Patriots’ Indispensable Role

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Jack Easterby has a unique role on the New England Patriots Football team. “His official title: Character Coach/Team Development, is as surprising to see in an NFL front office as his role has become indispensable for the longest-running dynasty in NFL history,” writes Lorenzo Reyes in the USA Today. Yes,…

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Dave Hart on the Best Culture for Today’s Athletic Departments: Podcast #55

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Today I’m excited to share with you a conversation with Dave Hart. He served as an administrator in collegiate athletics for over 35 years at several schools, including East Carolina University, Florida State University and the University of Alabama. Most recently, he was the Athletic Director at the University…

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