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Gen Z Slang Terms You Should Know

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Do you know the slang terms of this generation? Parents, teachers, coaches, and employers usually don’t need to worry about the new slang terms that students invent and use. It’s something that comes with every generation of kids. However, there’s one caveat.  Some terms can have harmful or double meaning…

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How to Get Buy-in for Student-Athlete Programming

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn In today’s bonus podcast episode, The Assistant Athletic Director of Student Athlete Enhancement at the University of Alabama, Jessie Gardner is interviewed by Growing Leaders’ Director of Strategic Partnerships, JT Thoms. Jessie shares about a challenge that most athletic organizations face—how do you get buy-in from your athletic department when…

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Seven Leadership Lessons from Mr. Rogers

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn This summer, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” was released in select theaters across the country. It is a well-done documentary on the life and career of Fred Rogers, the man who hosted the show we came to know as kids—Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood. It tells the inside story of how this person caught…

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Video Post: Interview with Coach Kris Hogan

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn A few weeks ago, a story made its way across America about a small, private school football team in Grapevine, Texas that did something very unusual. They were scheduled to play a juvenile detention center in football, Gainesville State School the next Friday. They knew that those young inmates would…

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Building Young Leaders in the Strangest Places

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn I have been very encouraged over the last five days. Our team, at Growing Leaders, had the privilege of meeting with and/or training leaders in five professional baseball clubs: The Atlanta Braves, The Pittsburgh Pirates, the Kansas City Royals, the San Francisco Giants and the Cleveland Indians. Because I have…

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The Gardner’s Job

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn One of the Habitudes in our series is called, “The Gardener’s Job.” It simply reminds leaders that in the same way a gardener understands her primary job is to cultivate the soil and grow the plants in her garden, leaders must see their primary job as growing the people under…

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