April 9, 2014

CREATE A WINNING BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

Gold Medal Strategies Business Lessons from America’s Miracle Team by Jim Craig & Don Yaeger Do you want to build a winning team and achieving greatness in business and in life? Gold Medal Strategies Business Lessons from America’s Miracle Team serves as a tool to stimulate productivity and create a winning business environment. These strategies can help to elevate any business to a “Gold Medal” level. Order your copy of the book to understand the qualities of championship teams, whether […]
May 20, 2014

DID THE 1980 OLYMPIC GOLD HOCKEY WIN INSPIRE YOU?

February 22, 1980…I remember it like it was yesterday! The day WE beat the Russians in Lake Placid on our way to the GOLD Medal! I have been overwhelmed by so many wonderful stories over the years with people telling me where they were as they watched the game, but more importantly, how they were inspired by our win. I’ve decided to capture these stories in a book about Inspiration and the 1980 Olympic Hockey Team. In the book, you’ll […]
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 […]
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 […]