The Buffalo Bills are off to a surprising 4-1 start this year, a credit to the leadership of their Harvard-educated quarterback, Ryan Fitzpatrick. Though he may not bring stellar arm strength, he possesses hard-to-measure leadership qualities—the intangibles crucial to success on the field.
Trust is like the air we breathe. When it’s present, nobody really notices. But when it’s absent, everybody notices. —Warren Buffett Trusting relationships form the foundation of every strong team. You’ve likely experienced teams where trust existed (so refreshing!) and others where it didn’t (so frustrating). But here’s the million-dollar question: how do we practically …
We’ve seen the videos like this one of coaches losing it. The pressure percolates inside until that final, inciting event hits them like a pin pricking a balloon and they burst, spewing their frustration and anger everywhere.
My pastor announced a big decision recently—one that could easily be misunderstood. After Easter, he will take a 4-month sabbatical from his duties as the senior pastor of our 3,000+ member church.
One highlight of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Convention this year was hearing Indianapolis Colts Coach, Jim Caldwell’s talk on the Six Pillars of Leadership.
Though Kevin Cook found success as an assistant at Kansas and for the four-time WNBA champion Houston Comets, he may be experiencing his most rewarding success at Division III Gallaudet University, the world’s only all-deaf college. When he arrived in September 2007, he didn’t know sign language or that the team hadn’t won a conference …
Patrick Lencioni defines trust as:
The confidence among team members that their peer’s intentions are good and that there is no reason to be protective or fearful around the group.
You’ve probably heard that “love covers over a multitude of sins.” In the sports world, that translates to “wins cover a multitude of sins.”
Coach Kay Yow’s impact reached far beyond the NC State basketball family or even the world of women’s basketball. In compiling stories from her former players for Leader of the Pack: The Legacy of Legendary Coach Kay Yow, it became clear that she made a difference in the lives of her players’ relatives, of North …
The legendary Coach Kay Yow helped pioneer the growth of women’s basketball through her infectious passion and outstanding leadership. Through compiling stories from former Wolfpack women for the book Leader of the Pack: The Legacy of Legendary Coach Kay Yow, I gained an up-close look at the principles that guided her life and leadership.