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Time for a change?

“The immortals step out of their comfort zone in order to expand it.” – Lee Jenkins in SI Reading some basketball news the other day, I came across a remarkable story over at Sports Illustrated, Right Turn: There are makeovers,

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Posted in Leadership, Sports

What’s more important to employers: excitement or experience?

Many a hiring manager has been forced to choose between two qualified (or, if he or she is lucky, outstanding) candidates, and sometimes the situation goes like this: Candidate A personifies excitement, and will attack the role with energy and

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Posted in Careers, Everything, Management

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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The Wonderful, Empowering Secret of Achieving Excellence

“The greats weren’t great because at birth they could paint…The greats were great ’cause they paint a lot” – Macklemore I saw a post in a LinkedIn forum the other day that started off by saying, “We all know that

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Book Report: “Bounce”

“The talent theory of expertise is not merely flawed in theory; it is insidious in practice, robbing individuals and institutions of the motivation to change themselves and society.  Even if we can’t bring ourselves to embrace the idea that expertise

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Posted in Books, Everything, Leadership, Sports

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