August 5, 2014

ACCOUNTABILITY IS A TWO-WAY STREET

ACCOUNTABILITY IS A TWO-WAY STREET: IF YOU HOLD OTHERS ACCOUNTABLE, BE WILLING TO BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE. NO ONE IS TOO BIG OR TOO SMALL TO BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE. Have you been following along the Accountability discussion? What does Accountability mean to you? Get it figured out and join the discussion.
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 […]
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. […]