How TO Lead – A Follow-Up to the “How NOT to Lead” Series

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Over the last month, I wrote a series of posts called, “How Not to Lead.” In it, I outlined 15 things that a person in a leadership position over a friend of mine did that were absolute “no-nos” for behaviors for leaders. Following is that list of 15 points: Don’t Establish Relationships with the Members of Your Team Don’t Connect with Your People on a Regular Basis Don’t Be Friendly […]

When Heroes Fall

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n(Photo by Adam Glanzman) Last week the University of Louisville Head Men’s Basketball Coach Rick Pitino was put on unpaid leave after a “pay-for-play” type of scandal involving a recruit, as well as recruits and assistant coaches at other schools and various other people. This is also the third major scandal to rock Pitino’s program in the last few years. Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame […]

How Not to Lead #2 – Three More Ways Leaders Shouldn’t Lead

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This is the second in a series of posts on “How Not to Lead.” In the first post, I covered the first 3 points of 15 points that I have on this concept. Click Here if you would like to be taken to that first post. As I said in the last post, you may be wondering, “Why a post on how NOT to lead? Why wouldn’t you just talk […]

How NOT to Lead #1 – Three Things Leaders Should Not Do

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This is the first of a few posts on How Not to Lead. I had originally intended it to be a single post. However, when I got to 15 points on the list and 3,000+ words into it, I realized I need to split it into a few posts. So this is post #1.   “Why a post on how NOT to lead?” you might ask. “Why wouldn’t you just talk […]

Change is Inevitable; Growth is Intentional

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You’ve probably all heard the statement “Change is inevitable; growth is optional.” The title of this post is just a little tweak to that. While change is inevitable and growth is optional, I believe the best growth comes when we are intentional about growing. We must want to grow and then do certain things to make that growth occur the way we would like it to.   You may have […]

Building Your Coaching Staff Chemistry #8 – Feeder Programs

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This is the eighth and final post in a series of posts I am doing on developing great chemistry on your coaching staff. If you missed any of the other posts and you would like to read them, just scroll through the last 7 posts on the Blog page to find the ones you want to check out.   These posts come from my new eBook and new workshop called Building Your […]

Building Your Coaching Staff Chemistry #7 – Responsibilities

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      This is the seventh post in a series of posts I am doing on developing great chemistry on your coaching staff. These posts come from my new eBook and new workshop called Building Your Coaching Staff Chemistry. This post is from the chapter in the book called “Responsibilities.” It is a simple bullet point list of responsibilities that coaches have to their fellow assistant coaches as well as to the […]