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 […]
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 […]
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
May 21, 2014

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When you hire Jim Craig (Motivational Speaker), not only do you have an elite athlete who understands teams, but a sales professional who has excelled in business. Jim Craig’s appearances include: Keynote Speaker Spokesperson Meet & Greet Signings Corporate Training Are you having the event of the year? Jim Craig is available for your: Company Outing Golf Event Business Event Charity Event Professional Event Training Contact the Gold Medal Strategies office (774) 377-3380 for more information about Jim Craig and […]