Extraordinary Does Not Mean Complex

Extraordinary Does Not Mean Complex

As a college basketball coach, I often had a lot of information to share with our players and usually not a lot of time to do so. Academic information, practice, workouts, conditioning, travel plans, community service commitments, and a whole lot more. Short, to the...
Put Your Name on It

Put Your Name on It

I keep going back to the picture you see of my daughter Maddie because my entire message is in there. It is a message that has resonated with all of my clients as they share similar struggles. To say I love this picture would be a massive understatement. The irony of...
Live Life Like a Learning Lab

Live Life Like a Learning Lab

Throughout my professional career, I have been around many, many great coaches and business leaders who have influenced and impacted me in such a way that the only way I could ever repay them is to pay it forward. Men and women who were committed to constant and...
Connection and Trust

Connection and Trust

As I sat in my hotel room this past weekend watching the Arkansas-Oklahoma basketball game I could not help but smile as the announcers continued to sing the praises of how Head Coach Porter Moser has gotten the kids to play his style of basketball so quickly. First,...
Your March Madness Starts Next Week

Your March Madness Starts Next Week

As a coach one of the things that I feared the most was something we called the “trap game.” What is a trap game? Just what it sounds like. It is what appears to be an easy game on your schedule playing an inferior opponent who either does not have a lot of talent or...
Do They Know What It Means?

Do They Know What It Means?

This past weekend was a busy one for our household as we had seven basketball games between the Batavia Varsity Boys’ team (I am a volunteer assistant), EJ with one game, and then Maddie with four games. I am not telling you this to boast that we went 7-0… wait, now I...