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Character & Emotion

character & emotion

Character and emotion, we see in people everyday. And something we demonstrate everyday. Something I studied when watching other team coaches. We’ve all seen the emotional coach, yelling and throwing things. I don’t remember seeing Coach Wooden behaving that way. Do you? He’s a person I decided to model. As I became a young hockey coach, the discipline […]

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How to Lead Yourself

how to lead yourself

Learning to lead yourself well is one of the most important things you’ll ever do as a leader. The toughest person to lead is yourself. The truth is, to be successful in any endeavor, we need to learn how to get out of our own way. During a conference someone asked John Maxwell, What has been […]

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Types of Followers

Types of Followers

Success of any team and organization obviously depends on good leadership, players and team members. Good followers are also important. Followership is key. As John Maxwell says, “Everything rises and falls on leadership.” As leaders, we follow great principles, most of the time follow other great leaders from afar, and most of the time report […]

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Character and Emotion

Character and Emotion

Character and emotion, we see in people everyday. Something I studied when watching other team leaders. We’ve all seen the emotional coach, yelling, throwing things, moody, negative attitude, and sometimes embarrassing the team. Letting attitude control his actions. On the other hand, I didn’t see Coach Wooden, UCLA Basketball Coach, behaving that way. Did you? He’s […]

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Followers: Why Do People Follow?

Followers-Why Do People Follow?

A question many of us ponder and discuss amongst our colleagues, coaches, and friends. Why do people follow? And then more questions come to mind. What are the followers thinking or feeling? Why are they following that person or idea? Some of us are thinking about our team, some about politics, while others are thinking […]

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