Author Archive | Brian Dodd

Where LeBron SHOULD Go and What Leaders SHOULD Know

Thursday evening on ESPN the top NBA free agent LeBron James will decide where he spends the next 3-6 years of his pro basketball career.  He will choose one of the following six teams listed in alphabetical order: Chicago Bulls Hometown Cleveland Cavaliers Los Angeles Clippers Miami Heat New Jersey Nets New York Knicks Most people […]

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Leadership Lessons From Monday Morning Quarterback Part 2

Yesterday I posted the first six leadership lessons from the final chapter of Peter King’s great book Monday Morning Quarterback.  As promised, the following is Part 2 which contains six additional leadership lessons I gleaned from that chapter. There are Perks to Leadership and There is a Price to Leadership – “I’m 26 years old, I just […]

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Best Practices Of Leadership From Top NFL Leaders Part 1

This past Father’s Day, I received as a gift Sports Illustrated Peter King’s book Monday Morning Quarterback.  Like many NFL fans, Peter is my favorite football writer and his weekly online column by the same name is my must read of each week. It had a few too many personal chapters for my taste though they are extraordinarily written.  My two favorite chapters […]

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The Leadership of Bobby Cox Part 2

In a continuing effort to capture the leadership qualities of Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox in this his final year, I want to reference an article written in the May 24, 2010 edition of The Sporting News. Writer Steve Greenberg captures incredible insights into Cox’s personality by those closest to him. Read the comments listed below […]

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Courageous The Movie

No movie I’ve ever seen touched my heart like Fireproof by Sherwood Pictures. It’s accurate depiction of modern marriage, selfishness, temptation, reconciliation, and ultimately redemption makes it my favorite movie of all-time.  I regret that many people close to me did not see it.  Marriages could have and should have been saved. My second favorite movie is Terminator 2. How’s […]

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Most Popular Posts of June 2010

 [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IjQSb7cCpeo&hl=en_US&fs=1] That is one of my favorite videos ever and is featured on my 5th most read post of June 2010 The Leadership Link Between Drew Brees and Nick Saban. Overall, I posted 22 posts on the subject of leadership last month.  When I make a post, it generally flows from something I am currently noticing or experiencing.  […]

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The Leadership of Bobby Cox Part 1

As many of you know, this is Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox’s final year of managing.  Over the next several months, there will be several articles written and many words spoken about this incredible leader.  As the tributes come in, we should all stop and capture the key learnings we can take from the man who has […]

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