Start Your Week – 05/06/19

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH” “Excellence or perfection? One leads you to be your personal best, the other drives you to burnout.” On February 15, 1995 the worst accident in U.S. Army Ranger Training School history took place. Four young soldiers, all in their... read more

Start Your Week – 04/29/19

“ Does your team know how to create a win? How do you know? “ Great leaders define the expectations with every assignment. Unfulfilled expectations still bring life’s greatest disappointments. What do you do when a team member disappoints you? It helps if you... read more

Start Your Week – 04/22/19

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “Great leaders create a culture of trust. Poor leaders refuse to challenge a culture of mistrust.” In the comic strip, “Peanuts,” Lucy was great at persuading, but she was certainly no leader. Most of the time she convinced those around... read more

Start Your Week – 04/15/19

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “Great leaders feed on courage, conviction and compassion.” Having moral opinions is not the same as having moral convictions. You will argue for your opinions but you will die for your convictions. We admire people who have the courage... read more

Start Your Week – 04/08/19

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “Know-how and show-how versus tell-how leadership.” Great leadership is about knowing how and showing how, not telling how. Too often, leaders are chosen on the basis of superficial traits and characteristics such as the appearance of... read more

Start Your Week – 04/01/19

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “Great leaders under-promise and over-deliver.” After beating the Cleveland Indians in the 1995 World Series, the Atlanta Braves engraved, “Team of the 90s,” on their rings. That turned out to be their only championship win that decade!... read more

Start Your Week – 03/25/19

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH” ”Selfless leadership versus selfish leadership, how would your team describe yours?” “If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to the people you may never dream of.... read more

Start Your Week – 03/18/19

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “I’m In Charge Here” The infamous words of General Alexander Haig who was present at the White House on March 31, 1981, when President Reagan was shot. He wanted to appear confident and assertive during this national crisis, but instead... read more

Start Your Week – 03/11/19

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “Some leaders talk too much and listen too little” I’ve had potential leaders tell me they could never be a good leader because they don’t like telling people what to do. Telling people what to do is more like what a boss does, not a... read more

Start Your Week – 03/04/19

START YOUR WEEK WITH THE COACH “What Does It Take To Stop You?” “Before success comes to any man’s life, he’s sure to meet with much temporary defeat and perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and most logical... read more

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