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 […]
December 4, 2014

HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED WHERE THE CHANT USA USA CAME FROM?

What continues to be provide me tremendous joy … and for which I am tremendously grateful, and which I consider to be a tremendous privilege – are the stories and remembrances that people share with me related to that magical February in 1980 in a village in the Adirondacks called Lake Placid. When I think I have heard all the stories, sure enough … along comes another … another wonderful memory and telling of something special and stirring and soul […]
October 15, 2014

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE KIDS

The memory of my teammate Bobby Suter never dies – as Bob always said “Its all about the kids.” Jim Craig. Bobby Suter was not only an important part of the youth hockey community in Madison, Wisconsin, he was also a valuable part of our 1980 U.S. “Miracle on Ice” Olympic Hockey Team. He will be greatly missed. In memory of Bobby Suter and his motto “It’s All About The Kids” Gold Medal Strategies will be donating to “All About […]
October 15, 2014

WHAT ARE PEOPLE SAYING ABOUT JIM CRAIG?

“Your presentation was. excellent, you were able to reach out and touch every member of our group. It was informative, heartfelt, and inspirational. The attendees are still talking about it. Jim, it was a pleasure working with you.” Vice President Sales, First Incentive Travel “I would fully recommend Jim Craig as a key note speaker. Jim’s preparation and delivery were simply outstanding. He took the time to learn our business and built an inspirational and motivational story for our team. […]