One Thing Great Leaders Do

You probably heard how NBA player, Kevin Durant, nixed the nicknames he’s been given lately and made up his own—the Servant. He talks about it in the last minute of this video. The response from the media has been interesting, mostly because they don’t know what to do with a nickname like that. Michael Wilbon …

Three Keys to Pete Carroll’s Success

Without a strong allegiance to either team, I just wanted Super Bowl XLVIII to be a close, fun game to watch. It wasn’t, but during the media maelstrom I’ve learned more about Pete Carroll and his journey to becoming a Super Bowl Champion. In reading a number of different articles, three keys stood out to …

Wisdom from the Penn State Coaches Panel

Last week the Athletic Director’s Leadership Institute (ADLI) here at Penn State hosted a coaches panel with four Penn State head coaches: Rob Cooper (baseball)—first year at Penn State; seven 30-win seasons at Wright State and the USA Baseball Coach of the Year Russ Rose (women’s volleyball)—winner of 5 of the last 7 National Championships …