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March Madness Mindset

March Madness is one of the best sporting events ever! The only thing better is standing on the sidelines or competing on the court. The fans, coaches and players have been waiting all year for the exciting buzzer-beaters, the upsets, and the ceremonial cutting down the net.  Basketball coaches and players spend 11 months of the…
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Investing is the Key to Success – In Yourself, Your Teams & Your Organization

You’re worth it! There isn’t a better time than NOW to invest in your own personal and professional development. Across industries, everyone is experiencing a rapid pace of change, disruption and chaos. Getting comfortable being uncomfortable is the new norm and investing in yourself is critical to managing change and advancing to the next level.…
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Make Goals Happen

1. Master the Front Court – Leadership Tips – “Make Goals Happen” It’s not a secret that I’m incredibly driven and goal-oriented. But what you may not know is that the very first thing I built, before a championship Final 4 team, was a championship mindset. The next thing was to create a vision and…
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March Madness Edition

Psychology Today defines Emotional Intelligence as: “the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others.” What does a coach’s sideline demeanor have to do with Emotional Intelligence?  A great example is during March Madness when the goal is to survive and advance.  The intense pressures, stresses, expectations, and the emotions…
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Conflict in the Workplace

5 Keys to Conquering Conflict in the Workplace and in Your Life

The only thing worse than conflict…is unresolved conflict! Avoiding conflict creates a dysfunctional culture, destroys relationships, and derails teams. I’m sure you can think of several examples off the top of your head. Unfortunately, the most common way to deal with conflict is to avoid it. It’s only natural. We self-protect. Can you think of…
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Making Tough, Timely and Crucial Decisions

Making tough, timely and crucial decisions is one of the hardest skills for most people. And within that, by far one of the toughest decisions to make is about personnel.  The people we surround ourselves with will make or break us.  Can you relate to any of these scenarios? Hired the wrong person Kept someone…
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INNOVATIVE MINDSET

Master An INNOVATIVE MINDSET

Regardless of industry, position, or profession, we all need to master an INNOVATIVE MINDSET. Why? Your customers and clients need, and expect, that from you! And if you don’t give it to them, they will find someone who will. Employee engagement, customer service, problem-solving, and staying relevant is a full time job. It’s a mindset…
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Big Reputation

I was at gym this morning, and the song, by Taylor Swift End Game was playing. If you haven’t heard this song before, tune in to iTunes and listen to the lyrics.  Big Reputation is one of the phrases that struck me. It doesn’t matter if you are Tom Brady, Tiger Woods, Oprah Winfrey or the…
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5 Things We Can All Learn From the Eagles and Patriots

With the Super Bowl taking up most of our time these past few weeks, it reminds us that even if you are not an athlete and you’ve never played sports, everyone is still drawn to this MINDSET. Sports are the window and the example of what goes on in our culture, it’s entertainment and everyone…
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Leading Former Peers After Being Promoted

Leading Former Peers After Being Promoted

Have you ever been in a situation where you became your peers boss? Have you gone from an assistant coach to the head coach in the same program? The same challenges exist, and if you haven’t, that situation is coming. One day you are joking around, frequently going to happy hour and having those “loose”…
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