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Bill Belichick Leadership Qualities

By |October 11th, 2017|

Ask Bill Belichick if he’s one of the winningest coaches in NFL historybecause he’s a football genius, and he makes a face that’s familiar to anyone who has ever seen him annoyed. Which is, basically, everyone.

Roughly translated, the face says, “You’re killing me here.”

But then, after a sigh, because, after all, he’s agreed to talk about […]

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Nick Saban’s Ands and Buts

By |September 10th, 2017|

Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide speaks to members of the media. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

To be excellent, study excellence.

When asked recently to speak to the players on the University of Alabama‘s football team, the invitation included the option of spending the day observing practice, meeting staff and even grabbing some […]

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3 Basketball Truisms – Kevin Eastman

By |August 4th, 2017|

Basketball Truisms

There are certain parts of the game that always hold true. As a staff you need to be aware of these things and make sure to incorporate them into your system of play. In addition, players need to be aware of these areas to make sure they look for them in the course of […]

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One Word to Change Your Mindset

By |February 13th, 2017|

I was recently interviewed on a podcast that offers advice to budding entrepreneurs.  One of the questions posed to me by the interviewer was, “what advice would you give to people looking to become thoughtleaders or experts in their field?”

My immediate response was…
“remove the word expert from your vocabulary.”
I could tell immediately from the interviewer’s body language, this response confused her.  If […]

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Don’t Widen the Plate!

By |December 14th, 2016|

Don’t Widen the Plate!

In Nashville, Tennessee, during the first week of January, 1996, more than 4,000 baseball coaches descended upon the Opryland Hotel for the 52nd annual ABCA convention.

While I waited in line to register with the hotel staff, I heard other more veteran coaches rumbling about the lineup of speakers scheduled to present during […]

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Great Leadership

By |November 14th, 2016|

Challenging times require leaders who can lead others through the challenges. Now more than ever we need great leadership in our government, schools, businesses, hospitals and organizations. Good leadership won’t suffice. We need great leadership. There is a difference.Good leaders get people to believe in them.Great leaders inspire people to believe in themselves.Good leaders say […]

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22 Great Leadership Qualities

By |October 4th, 2016|

1. Focus
“It’s been said that leadership is making important but unpopular decisions. That’s certainly a partial truth, but I think it underscores the importance of focus. To be a good leader, you cannot major in minor things, and you must be less distracted than your competition. To get the few critical things done, you must develop […]

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The Curse of Experience – Think Like a Rookie

By |July 10th, 2016|

By Jon Gordon
I know I’m getting older when I step on a regional jet and the pilot looks like he just graduated from high school. Truth is,  I want a pilot with experience not someone who learned to fly on the Sony Playstation. : )
Yet, while I desire a pilot with experience it occurred to me […]

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How Much Does Negativity Cost Your Company

By |June 5th, 2016|

http://www.jongordon.com/blog/how-much-is-negativity-costing-you-and-your-company/

There’s a book bluntly titled The No A**hole Rule that was flying off the book shelves and topping the business best seller lists for a while. This tells me one of two things. Either people love the word “a**hole” or there are a lot of “a**holes” in our businesses and companies and everyone wants to […]

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Are You a Shark or a Goldfish?

By |April 5th, 2016|

Are you a Shark or a Goldfish?

Posted by Jon Gordon

If you are facing a challenge and anxious about your situation, I know how you feel. I lost my job in 2001 during the dot.com bust. The company was losing money faster than we could raise it and eventually the company sank faster than the Titanic.
I […]

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