July 21, 2014

A TRIBUTE TO MY HERO – PERSONAL SACRIFICES OF MANY

In the bedlam and joyous hysteria on the ice following our gold medal-clinching win over Finland on February 24, 1980, I searched the stands for my father. I was remembering all the personal sacrifices that my parents made for me.  Remember family 1st, appreciate all the family members, friends, and mentors that have made personal sacrifices for you. Remember, no team and no individual can achieve greatness without the personal sacrifice of many. Jim Craig – Gold Medal Strategies, Chapter […]
July 22, 2014

BOOK JIM CRAIG, 1980 OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST

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August 5, 2014

GREAT TEAMS HOLD THEMSELVES AND OTHERS ACCOUNTABLE

In my speeches, teamwork seminars, sales training classes – and in my book, Gold Medal Strategies: Business Lessons from America’s Miracle Team – I discuss, describe, and expound on the traits of great teams. I have identified nine traits that great teams hold. I call these traits Gold Medal Strategies. This month, I highlight the strategy, Great Teams Hold Themselves and Others Accountable, which is the focus of chapter 4 in the book. Each member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic […]
August 5, 2014

7 WAYS TO BUILD ACCOUNTABLE ORGANIZATIONS

For More Reading about Accountability: A succinct, insightful, and valuable article I read awhile back on organizational accountability – and one I share here with you today – was written by Henry Browning, a senior faculty member at the Center for Creative Leadership. Titled, “7 Ways to Build Accountable Organizations,” the piece was published at the Forbes website on February 28, 2012. Here is a link to the story