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How To Build A Champion Part 1

The New England Patriots were the NFL’s team of the decade.  In Christopher Price’s book The Blueprint he uncovers the architectural design of the team that has become the standard for how to construct a NFL franchise.  Regardless of your profession, these principles are transferable to building your organization.  Some of Price’s many findings from the 2000 and 2001 […]

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44 Leadership Quotes From Tony Dungy

Tony Dungy is universally admired and respected for good reason.  Very few men have the moral authority that he does.  My favorite leadership book of all time is his classic Quiet Strength.  As a gift to you, the following are my favorite leadership quotes from that book. When it’s over, it’s over is part of football’s greatest […]

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The Best Leadership Lessons of July Baseball

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXOrKT7SUoY You can tell by my website that I am a big fan of ESPN’s Buster Olney.  If you look at the top of this page, you will see a tab where I capture many of his thoughts.  After reading his July articles, the following are five key leadership lessons that we can learn. Today’s Decisions Determines […]

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My Morning At The Atlanta Falcons Training Camp

This past weekend my family traveled to Flowery Branch, GA to witness the morning workout of the Atlanta Falcons.  My wife put up a valiant effort to stay engaged but my daughter did not even try to fight her boredom.  From a leadership perspective however, there were several takeaways for me. Those In The Stands Pay.  […]

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Top 10 Most Popular Posts of July 2010

 [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmwJipHdqpA&hl=en_US&fs=1] I would like to thank everyone who took their valuable time to read this website during the month of July.  I am deeply humbled by the growth we experienced.  Readership more than doubled during the past month growing by 124%. Two main things became apparent – how much we were captivated by the LeBron James decision and how little we get […]

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4 Leadership Disciplines Worth Catching

Earlier this week, the Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Matt Garza pitched his first no-hitter.  As many of you are probably aware, Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan holds the record for the  most career no-hitters with seven.  However, I bet you don’t know who holds the record for catching the most no-hitters.  That honor would go to the […]

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7 Leadership Lessons From A NFL Executive

In the July 23rd edition of the USA Today, there is a great article on former head coach and current Cleveland Browns team president Mike Holmgren. Holmgren is a great leader with a superlative resume. The following is a list of his accomplishments: 170-111 overall record in 17 years of coaching. 15 times finished first or second in his division. […]

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