August 5, 2014

GREAT TEAMS ARE THE PRODUCT OF PICKING THE RIGHT PLAYERS

In any organization – whether it is athletic team, company, public service board, school administration, military unit … or any other type of group – the people within that organization are its most important and valuable resource. Having the right players and right employees is a trait of great organizations. One of the nine Gold Medal Strategies that I speak and right about – which I teach – is “Great Teams Are the Product of Picking the Right Players.” “Great […]
September 18, 2014

NOT NECESSARILY THE BEST PLAYERS—BUT THE RIGHT ONES

Here is a segment, titled, “Not Necessarily the Best Players – But the Right Ones,” from Chapter 5 of Gold Medal Strategies: Among all the spoken lines and quotes that popular media and art has rendered and produced concerning the 1980 men’s U.S. Olympic hockey team, perhaps the dialogue that most intrigues managers and coaches, and which they find most useful, is a conversation in the movie Miracle that takes place between U.S. team assistant coach Craig Patrick (played by […]
December 4, 2014

GREAT TEAMS MANAGE THROUGH EGO AND CONFLICT

“Great Teams Manage Through Ego and Conflict” is one of the nine Gold Medal Strategies that I speak on, write about, and teach. “Great Team Manage Through Ego and Conflict” is also the title of chapter 8 of my business book, Gold Medal Strategies: Business Lessons From America’s Miracle Team. Ego and conflict need not be destructive. Indeed, as is almost always the case, when organizations successfully manage through ego and conflict they emerge stronger and more competitive than had […]
January 4, 2018

A Year in Review & Exciting Announcements for 2018!

A Year in Review