I attended a women’s basketball game recently in which the home team sought to win the regular season conference championship against the visiting perennial conference power. I didn’t know anything about either team—their strengths or personnel. The first few quarters were close, but the home team led. At the beginning of the third quarter, I predicted …
Lenny Krebs has been coaching high school basketball for nearly 20 years. Last year was the first time he made team culture king. What he learned has had such a profound impact on his players and his coaching philosophy that he will never go back to his former ways. I met Lenny at the PGC/Glazier …
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
Do not think that love, in order to be genuine, has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
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 …
Joel Northrup, a 16-year-old Iowa wrestler, created a stir last week at the state wrestling tournament when he forfeited a match against 14-year-old female opponent, Cassy Herkelman, for reasons related to his convictions about how women should be treated.
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.”
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.