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DOES YOUR TEAM KNOW YOUR VALUES?

One of the coaches I admire most is Steve Kerr, basketball coach for the Golden State Warriors. I’m enjoying reading a biography about him. As a team leader, he promotes four key values: joy, compassion, mindfulness, and competition. Joy. Teams should have fun. The time spent together should have meaning. Progress inspires joy. Achievement inspires […]

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DON’T GO PASSIVELY INTO THIS WEEK – “HAPPEN” TO IT!   

Some people want it to happen.   Some people hope it will happen.   Some people make it happen.  Happen to the world!  Starting your week, have you determined how you intend to “happen to the world?”   A lot of us start our weeks open-minded.  We wait to see what opens up to us.  What situations […]

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CHANGING DIRECTION

“I’ve never seen any life transformation occur without a person getting sick of their own bullshit.” – Elizabeth Gilbert When it comes to getting better, my messages usually are encouraging.  Start each day with a plan to get better.  Get a little better every day.  Establish habits that make you better.  Steady improvement will compound over […]

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STRIVING FOR SOMETHING BETTER

Winning is about sprinting when the distance is unknown. The only thing for sure is that if you don’t chase winning, you will lose.  You can be obsessed with winning.  Some take it to the extreme.  An obsession with winning can turn into bad losing.   I like to see a competitive nature in my teammates. There’s no […]

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