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Dead Right: How Being Right Affects Action

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , |

It is such a killer of teams, individuals and projects of all kinds. The heart of our survival “machinery” is the reaction that stops the action, deters people from playing 100% and mostly leaves a [...]

Coaching Experience — It’s The Experience … Or, Is It?

By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

College basketball is over. One of the better Final Fours is complete. Viewed in person by an average of 77,000 per night. The North Carolina Tarheels leave Arizona with the Championship Trophy. All three games [...]

The Final Four 2017 – My Take

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

My first Final Four was in Portland, Oregon, 1965, between UCLA, University of Michigan, Princeton and Wichita State University. It was held in the Portland Coliseum that seated 13,000 and change. I am not sure [...]

March Madness: The Greatest Show On Earth

By | March 19th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

No disrespect to Jimmy Stewart, but the new “Greatest Show” is March Madness. The number of people caught up in the process to name the best intercollegiate basketball team is second to none. The number [...]

Execution, And I Don’t Mean “The Chair”

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Everything happens as a function of action. That’s not a startling statement. However, I’m not talking about just moving around. I am not talking about “kinda” running the coach’s system either, or even telling the [...]

March Madness: A Coach’s Perspective

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

March Madness? Actually, the madness really begins in February. I think keeping their teams in present time is a BIG challenge for coaches. This is not true in all cases, but worth paying attention to. [...]

A Look At Leadership

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , |

Back in the day, the expectation of leaders was that it was the athlete/employee’s job to adapt to the leader. You know, “my way or the highway.” The primary motivational tool was fear. I am [...]

Performance Factors Revealed

By | February 7th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , |

We are always working on our performance even when we we aren’t consciously working on it. During this work, one of the questions we ask ourselves is, “How do I consistently maintain a high level [...]

Execution Is The Key To Performace

By | January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , |

For years I have been emphasizing that the only thing that makes any difference to great performance is action. In conversations with my executive clients, it has become clear that I need to fine-tune my [...]

What’s The Hurry? Live In The Now.

By | January 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

In the world of sports and life in general, we seem to be in a great hurry to get on to the next thing. So much so that we are distracted from what is happening [...]

The Myth Of The Player’s Coach

By | December 6th, 2016|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , |

Players will say “He’s a player's coach.” What do you think that means? Is it that the coach has been where they are now? Or, that he understands what motivates the player? How about, “I [...]

Empathy And Leadership

By | November 21st, 2016|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , |

In the art of impacting performance, empathy may be the the most important quality a leader can have. Having a good idea of what the learner is going through allows for an appreciation of the [...]

Dead Right: How Being Right Affects Action

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , |

It is such a killer of teams, individuals and projects of all kinds. The heart of our survival “machinery” is the reaction that stops the action, deters people from playing 100% and mostly leaves a [...]

Coaching Experience — It’s The Experience … Or, Is It?

By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

College basketball is over. One of the better Final Fours is complete. Viewed in person by an average of 77,000 per night. The North Carolina Tarheels leave Arizona with the Championship Trophy. All three games [...]

The Final Four 2017 – My Take

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

My first Final Four was in Portland, Oregon, 1965, between UCLA, University of Michigan, Princeton and Wichita State University. It was held in the Portland Coliseum that seated 13,000 and change. I am not sure [...]

March Madness: The Greatest Show On Earth

By | March 19th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

No disrespect to Jimmy Stewart, but the new “Greatest Show” is March Madness. The number of people caught up in the process to name the best intercollegiate basketball team is second to none. The number [...]

Execution, And I Don’t Mean “The Chair”

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Everything happens as a function of action. That’s not a startling statement. However, I’m not talking about just moving around. I am not talking about “kinda” running the coach’s system either, or even telling the [...]

March Madness: A Coach’s Perspective

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

March Madness? Actually, the madness really begins in February. I think keeping their teams in present time is a BIG challenge for coaches. This is not true in all cases, but worth paying attention to. [...]

Dead Right: How Being Right Affects Action

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , |

It is such a killer of teams, individuals and projects of all kinds. The heart of our survival “machinery” is the reaction that stops the action, deters people from playing 100% and mostly leaves a [...]

Coaching Experience — It’s The Experience … Or, Is It?

By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

College basketball is over. One of the better Final Fours is complete. Viewed in person by an average of 77,000 per night. The North Carolina Tarheels leave Arizona with the Championship Trophy. All three games [...]

The Final Four 2017 – My Take

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

My first Final Four was in Portland, Oregon, 1965, between UCLA, University of Michigan, Princeton and Wichita State University. It was held in the Portland Coliseum that seated 13,000 and change. I am not sure [...]

March Madness: The Greatest Show On Earth

By | March 19th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

No disrespect to Jimmy Stewart, but the new “Greatest Show” is March Madness. The number of people caught up in the process to name the best intercollegiate basketball team is second to none. The number [...]

Execution, And I Don’t Mean “The Chair”

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Everything happens as a function of action. That’s not a startling statement. However, I’m not talking about just moving around. I am not talking about “kinda” running the coach’s system either, or even telling the [...]

March Madness: A Coach’s Perspective

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

March Madness? Actually, the madness really begins in February. I think keeping their teams in present time is a BIG challenge for coaches. This is not true in all cases, but worth paying attention to. [...]

Dead Right: How Being Right Affects Action

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , |

It is such a killer of teams, individuals and projects of all kinds. The heart of our survival “machinery” is the reaction that stops the action, deters people from playing 100% and mostly leaves a [...]

Coaching Experience — It’s The Experience … Or, Is It?

By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

College basketball is over. One of the better Final Fours is complete. Viewed in person by an average of 77,000 per night. The North Carolina Tarheels leave Arizona with the Championship Trophy. All three games [...]

The Final Four 2017 – My Take

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

My first Final Four was in Portland, Oregon, 1965, between UCLA, University of Michigan, Princeton and Wichita State University. It was held in the Portland Coliseum that seated 13,000 and change. I am not sure [...]

March Madness: The Greatest Show On Earth

By | March 19th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

No disrespect to Jimmy Stewart, but the new “Greatest Show” is March Madness. The number of people caught up in the process to name the best intercollegiate basketball team is second to none. The number [...]

Execution, And I Don’t Mean “The Chair”

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Everything happens as a function of action. That’s not a startling statement. However, I’m not talking about just moving around. I am not talking about “kinda” running the coach’s system either, or even telling the [...]

March Madness: A Coach’s Perspective

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

March Madness? Actually, the madness really begins in February. I think keeping their teams in present time is a BIG challenge for coaches. This is not true in all cases, but worth paying attention to. [...]

Dead Right: How Being Right Affects Action

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , |

It is such a killer of teams, individuals and projects of all kinds. The heart of our survival “machinery” is the reaction that stops the action, deters people from playing 100% and mostly leaves a [...]

Coaching Experience — It’s The Experience … Or, Is It?

By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

College basketball is over. One of the better Final Fours is complete. Viewed in person by an average of 77,000 per night. The North Carolina Tarheels leave Arizona with the Championship Trophy. All three games [...]

The Final Four 2017 – My Take

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

My first Final Four was in Portland, Oregon, 1965, between UCLA, University of Michigan, Princeton and Wichita State University. It was held in the Portland Coliseum that seated 13,000 and change. I am not sure [...]

March Madness: The Greatest Show On Earth

By | March 19th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

No disrespect to Jimmy Stewart, but the new “Greatest Show” is March Madness. The number of people caught up in the process to name the best intercollegiate basketball team is second to none. The number [...]

Execution, And I Don’t Mean “The Chair”

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Everything happens as a function of action. That’s not a startling statement. However, I’m not talking about just moving around. I am not talking about “kinda” running the coach’s system either, or even telling the [...]

March Madness: A Coach’s Perspective

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

March Madness? Actually, the madness really begins in February. I think keeping their teams in present time is a BIG challenge for coaches. This is not true in all cases, but worth paying attention to. [...]

Dead Right: How Being Right Affects Action

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , |

It is such a killer of teams, individuals and projects of all kinds. The heart of our survival “machinery” is the reaction that stops the action, deters people from playing 100% and mostly leaves a [...]

Coaching Experience — It’s The Experience … Or, Is It?

By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

College basketball is over. One of the better Final Fours is complete. Viewed in person by an average of 77,000 per night. The North Carolina Tarheels leave Arizona with the Championship Trophy. All three games [...]

The Final Four 2017 – My Take

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

My first Final Four was in Portland, Oregon, 1965, between UCLA, University of Michigan, Princeton and Wichita State University. It was held in the Portland Coliseum that seated 13,000 and change. I am not sure [...]

March Madness: The Greatest Show On Earth

By | March 19th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

No disrespect to Jimmy Stewart, but the new “Greatest Show” is March Madness. The number of people caught up in the process to name the best intercollegiate basketball team is second to none. The number [...]

Execution, And I Don’t Mean “The Chair”

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Everything happens as a function of action. That’s not a startling statement. However, I’m not talking about just moving around. I am not talking about “kinda” running the coach’s system either, or even telling the [...]

March Madness: A Coach’s Perspective

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

March Madness? Actually, the madness really begins in February. I think keeping their teams in present time is a BIG challenge for coaches. This is not true in all cases, but worth paying attention to. [...]

Dead Right: How Being Right Affects Action

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , |

It is such a killer of teams, individuals and projects of all kinds. The heart of our survival “machinery” is the reaction that stops the action, deters people from playing 100% and mostly leaves a [...]

Coaching Experience — It’s The Experience … Or, Is It?

By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

College basketball is over. One of the better Final Fours is complete. Viewed in person by an average of 77,000 per night. The North Carolina Tarheels leave Arizona with the Championship Trophy. All three games [...]

The Final Four 2017 – My Take

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

My first Final Four was in Portland, Oregon, 1965, between UCLA, University of Michigan, Princeton and Wichita State University. It was held in the Portland Coliseum that seated 13,000 and change. I am not sure [...]

March Madness: The Greatest Show On Earth

By | March 19th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

No disrespect to Jimmy Stewart, but the new “Greatest Show” is March Madness. The number of people caught up in the process to name the best intercollegiate basketball team is second to none. The number [...]

Execution, And I Don’t Mean “The Chair”

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Everything happens as a function of action. That’s not a startling statement. However, I’m not talking about just moving around. I am not talking about “kinda” running the coach’s system either, or even telling the [...]

March Madness: A Coach’s Perspective

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

March Madness? Actually, the madness really begins in February. I think keeping their teams in present time is a BIG challenge for coaches. This is not true in all cases, but worth paying attention to. [...]

Dead Right: How Being Right Affects Action

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , |

It is such a killer of teams, individuals and projects of all kinds. The heart of our survival “machinery” is the reaction that stops the action, deters people from playing 100% and mostly leaves a [...]

Coaching Experience — It’s The Experience … Or, Is It?

By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

College basketball is over. One of the better Final Fours is complete. Viewed in person by an average of 77,000 per night. The North Carolina Tarheels leave Arizona with the Championship Trophy. All three games [...]

The Final Four 2017 – My Take

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

My first Final Four was in Portland, Oregon, 1965, between UCLA, University of Michigan, Princeton and Wichita State University. It was held in the Portland Coliseum that seated 13,000 and change. I am not sure [...]

March Madness: The Greatest Show On Earth

By | March 19th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

No disrespect to Jimmy Stewart, but the new “Greatest Show” is March Madness. The number of people caught up in the process to name the best intercollegiate basketball team is second to none. The number [...]

Execution, And I Don’t Mean “The Chair”

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Everything happens as a function of action. That’s not a startling statement. However, I’m not talking about just moving around. I am not talking about “kinda” running the coach’s system either, or even telling the [...]

March Madness: A Coach’s Perspective

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

March Madness? Actually, the madness really begins in February. I think keeping their teams in present time is a BIG challenge for coaches. This is not true in all cases, but worth paying attention to. [...]

Dead Right: How Being Right Affects Action

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , |

It is such a killer of teams, individuals and projects of all kinds. The heart of our survival “machinery” is the reaction that stops the action, deters people from playing 100% and mostly leaves a [...]

Coaching Experience — It’s The Experience … Or, Is It?

By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

College basketball is over. One of the better Final Fours is complete. Viewed in person by an average of 77,000 per night. The North Carolina Tarheels leave Arizona with the Championship Trophy. All three games [...]

The Final Four 2017 – My Take

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

My first Final Four was in Portland, Oregon, 1965, between UCLA, University of Michigan, Princeton and Wichita State University. It was held in the Portland Coliseum that seated 13,000 and change. I am not sure [...]

March Madness: The Greatest Show On Earth

By | March 19th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

No disrespect to Jimmy Stewart, but the new “Greatest Show” is March Madness. The number of people caught up in the process to name the best intercollegiate basketball team is second to none. The number [...]

Execution, And I Don’t Mean “The Chair”

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Everything happens as a function of action. That’s not a startling statement. However, I’m not talking about just moving around. I am not talking about “kinda” running the coach’s system either, or even telling the [...]

March Madness: A Coach’s Perspective

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

March Madness? Actually, the madness really begins in February. I think keeping their teams in present time is a BIG challenge for coaches. This is not true in all cases, but worth paying attention to. [...]

Dead Right: How Being Right Affects Action

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , |

It is such a killer of teams, individuals and projects of all kinds. The heart of our survival “machinery” is the reaction that stops the action, deters people from playing 100% and mostly leaves a [...]

Coaching Experience — It’s The Experience … Or, Is It?

By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

College basketball is over. One of the better Final Fours is complete. Viewed in person by an average of 77,000 per night. The North Carolina Tarheels leave Arizona with the Championship Trophy. All three games [...]

The Final Four 2017 – My Take

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

My first Final Four was in Portland, Oregon, 1965, between UCLA, University of Michigan, Princeton and Wichita State University. It was held in the Portland Coliseum that seated 13,000 and change. I am not sure [...]

March Madness: The Greatest Show On Earth

By | March 19th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

No disrespect to Jimmy Stewart, but the new “Greatest Show” is March Madness. The number of people caught up in the process to name the best intercollegiate basketball team is second to none. The number [...]

Execution, And I Don’t Mean “The Chair”

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Everything happens as a function of action. That’s not a startling statement. However, I’m not talking about just moving around. I am not talking about “kinda” running the coach’s system either, or even telling the [...]

March Madness: A Coach’s Perspective

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

March Madness? Actually, the madness really begins in February. I think keeping their teams in present time is a BIG challenge for coaches. This is not true in all cases, but worth paying attention to. [...]

Dead Right: How Being Right Affects Action

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , |

It is such a killer of teams, individuals and projects of all kinds. The heart of our survival “machinery” is the reaction that stops the action, deters people from playing 100% and mostly leaves a [...]

Coaching Experience — It’s The Experience … Or, Is It?

By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

College basketball is over. One of the better Final Fours is complete. Viewed in person by an average of 77,000 per night. The North Carolina Tarheels leave Arizona with the Championship Trophy. All three games [...]

The Final Four 2017 – My Take

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

My first Final Four was in Portland, Oregon, 1965, between UCLA, University of Michigan, Princeton and Wichita State University. It was held in the Portland Coliseum that seated 13,000 and change. I am not sure [...]

March Madness: The Greatest Show On Earth

By | March 19th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

No disrespect to Jimmy Stewart, but the new “Greatest Show” is March Madness. The number of people caught up in the process to name the best intercollegiate basketball team is second to none. The number [...]

Execution, And I Don’t Mean “The Chair”

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Everything happens as a function of action. That’s not a startling statement. However, I’m not talking about just moving around. I am not talking about “kinda” running the coach’s system either, or even telling the [...]

March Madness: A Coach’s Perspective

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

March Madness? Actually, the madness really begins in February. I think keeping their teams in present time is a BIG challenge for coaches. This is not true in all cases, but worth paying attention to. [...]

Dead Right: How Being Right Affects Action

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , |

It is such a killer of teams, individuals and projects of all kinds. The heart of our survival “machinery” is the reaction that stops the action, deters people from playing 100% and mostly leaves a [...]

Coaching Experience — It’s The Experience … Or, Is It?

By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

College basketball is over. One of the better Final Fours is complete. Viewed in person by an average of 77,000 per night. The North Carolina Tarheels leave Arizona with the Championship Trophy. All three games [...]

The Final Four 2017 – My Take

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

My first Final Four was in Portland, Oregon, 1965, between UCLA, University of Michigan, Princeton and Wichita State University. It was held in the Portland Coliseum that seated 13,000 and change. I am not sure [...]

March Madness: The Greatest Show On Earth

By | March 19th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

No disrespect to Jimmy Stewart, but the new “Greatest Show” is March Madness. The number of people caught up in the process to name the best intercollegiate basketball team is second to none. The number [...]

Execution, And I Don’t Mean “The Chair”

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Everything happens as a function of action. That’s not a startling statement. However, I’m not talking about just moving around. I am not talking about “kinda” running the coach’s system either, or even telling the [...]

March Madness: A Coach’s Perspective

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: Coach's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

March Madness? Actually, the madness really begins in February. I think keeping their teams in present time is a BIG challenge for coaches. This is not true in all cases, but worth paying attention to. [...]