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How do you solve a weakest link?

“The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem you had last year.” – John Foster Dulles Today’s post examines your options if you find yourself managing

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When is a coach’s job done?

Every Monday for the past decade or so, I’ve read Peter King‘s Monday Morning Quarterback. Over the years, there’ve been many tidbits that popped out to me, and I’ve shared some of them before on this site: Coaching insights from

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Fergie’s Way

“For a player – and for any human being – there is nothing better than hearing ‘Well done’.” – Sir Alex Ferguson For 27 years, Sir Alex Ferguson managed Manchester United.  In that time, he changed the culture of a

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Putting the “Success” in “Succession”

The legacy of a true leader should not be panic at his or her departure, but a team that is capable of filling the absence. A couple of years ago, I had a problem: I was burning out. For five

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More Coaching Insights from the NFL

“Clean up the minor details! That’s how you get great!  There are no little things. The little things are all big things.” – Bruce Arians A few days ago I wrote about a 35-minute video of Jason Garrett‘s opening training

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Coaching Insights from Jason Garrett of the Dallas Cowboys

“None of us need help to be mediocre.” – Jason Garrett The NFL season kicks off in just over a week, and one of my favourite sports sites has been providing a great window into the seldom-seen (in detail) world

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