In our sports crazed society, coaches have become some of the most influential people in the world. Though some wield that power negatively, many leave a positive mark. In the women’s basketball world, few coaches are more respected for their positive influence than Coach Kay Yow.
Have you seen them? All those women’s basketball teams wearing pink uniforms, shoes or shooting shirts? Pink Zone week reminds the women’s basketball world of one of its most beloved leaders, the late Kay Yow.
As I gathered with a team for a Building Trust workshop last weekend, the assistant coach roamed around the room with a small box collecting cell phones. I’ve heard about coaches doing this, but it hadn’t happened at one of my workshops yet.
What would you do if by researching your family history you discovered that one of the most powerful and wealthy people in the world was your half-sister?
I bet you remember the last person you were around who exuded great joy. They just make you feel lighter, don’t they?
I heard this word-picture recently and it stopped me in my tracks—just had to share it with you.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
Do not think that love, in order to be genuine, has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired.
The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.