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10 Leadership Quotes From Baker Mayfield’s Heisman Trophy Speech

As expected, Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield was named the winner of the 2017 Heisman Trophy signifying college football’s best player.  Because of his on and off-field behavior, Mayfield is one of the more controversial winners of the award. Quarterbacks are over-valued in the NFL draft process and many general managers and coaches are desperate […]

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17 Habits Of Highly Successful Coaches

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This is conference championship weekend for college football.  As I watched ESPN’s pregame shows I gleaned  the following 17 Habits Of Highly Successful Coaches: Highly Successful Coaches Are Always Looking Forward, Not Backwards – “The first game (against TCU) you learn from it what you can but it really doesn’t matter tomorrow. Tomorrow’s its own […]

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8 Hard Truths Champions Know That Others Do Not

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Proverbs 4:7 says, “The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding.”  Let me repeat – Though it costs all you have, get wisdom and understanding. One of the things that makes great leaders is their continual relentless pursuit of wisdom and knowledge.  Leaders are readers.  Successful leaders […]

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9 Lessons For Self-Absorbed Leaders

Bc it’s bigger than you pic.twitter.com/tqZphsUndC — Bryce Petty (@b_petty14) November 3, 2017 Bryce Petty’s Twitter profile says, “Jesus won so we could lose, Jesus succeeded so we could fail 1 Peter 5:6-7”  Bryce is a Christian.  He is a leader.  Many people know him as one of the most successful quarterbacks in Baylor’s history […]

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23 Leadership Quotes And Lessons From Nick Saban, James Franklin, Mark Richt And Others

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The world of sports provides leaders some of their greatest leadership insights.  Sports requires teamwork, preparation, coaching, effort, people skills, overcoming adversity, continual improvement and dealing with winning and losing.  Most importantly, sports provides immediate feedback and measurable results.  Sports is not subjective.  Someone either wins and loses. 23 Leadership Quotes And Lessons From Nick […]

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