Art (and Sports) Break


Art Contrarian looks at the work of Willard Mullin, sports cartoonist. The poster above depicts the Giants, the Yankees, and the Dodgers (then known as the Brooklyn Bums

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Why Sports Builds Leadership

Lead on Purpose

However, there seems to be something of a consensus regarding the relationship between sports and leadership, at least as acknowledged by governments and industry. Not just any sport will do, however. Team participation is often cited as an important aspect in using sports to develop leadership skills. Sports are highly competitive, and their nature is to push enthusiastic participants to achieve more than their rivals. Guest post by Jordan Spindler.

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Leadership is a Team Sport

Joseph Lalonde

The post Leadership is a Team Sport appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Guest Posts guest post Jim Lange leadership sport teams I feel like the most blessed person on this planet. The reason?

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The Politicization of Sports


David French on a survey showing why fans tuned out the National Football League

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Leadership Lessons From Sports

Ravi Pratap Singh

Yesterday was the Annual Sports Day at my son's school. Watching the kids spill their guts out in their quest for glory only strengthened my long-held belief that the sport field is arguably the greatest business school on earth.

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Leadership Is a Contact Sport

Marshall Goldsmith

My career as an executive coach began many years ago with a phone call from the CEO of a Fortune 100 company. I had just given a leadership clinic to the CEO’s human resources department.

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On Leadership, Playing Sports and Achieving Business Excelllence

Linked 2 Leadership

I have long recognized the strong correlation between having a history of playing sports and success in business. Having competed in sports as a child and competing in the business world today, I know firsthand how valuable the experiences […]. Leadership Lessons Learned Professional Development Sales Leadership Leadership Development leadership skills Lessons Learned sports

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Leadership Is a Contact Sport: Ask

Marshall Goldsmith

“Soliciting feedback” is just what the words imply. It is when we solicit opinions from people about what we are doing wrong. As simple as it sounds, it is not always so simple. Most people have two problems dealing with negative feedback. This may not sound like many, but they are big problems.

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7 Ways Leadership is Like Sports

Modern Servant Leader

Anyone can practice leadership or sports, but not everyone will succeed. Not everyone has the same capacity for sports or leadership. ” Here are 7 ways that leadership and sports are alike: 1. Sports and leadership are no exception.

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Leadership Is a Contact Sport: Think

Marshall Goldsmith

Thinking before speaking is a challenge for a lot of people. It might even be hard for you, especially if you are trying to prove to the world how smart you are.

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Extreme Sports


A brief video for those who wonder how I spend my weekends

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Is Business a Combination of Sport and War?

In the CEO Afterlife

The notion of business as a combination of sport and war was attributed to Emile Herzog (1885-1967), a French author who used the pen name, Andre Maurois. As for sport, the game of market share was an easy way to track success.

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Cowlishaw’s List of Sports Books is Intriguing

First Friday Book Synopsis

Today, I saw that he published his list of the top 50 sports books, in an article entitled “By My Reading…” (March 15, 2015, p. I enjoy listening to Tim Cowlishaw in Dallas every afternoon on 103.FM. He is a prominent columnist and reporter for SportsDay in the Dallas Morning News. 14C) Click the link […].

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Sports illustrated swimsuit issue pdf

C-Level Strategies

Weiler ended up working both games that bracketed the 88, but also finally enabling the editors to merge the best color with the latest sports illustrated swimsuit issue pdf. The Bruins beat Notre Dame by a combined 128 points, but with sports. Laguerre is also credited with the conception and creation of the annual Swimsuit […].

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Respond: Leadership Is a Contact Sport

Marshall Goldsmith

If there is one thing I know, it’s how to respond to feedback. A pioneer in the use of customized, 360 degree feedback (confidential feedback from direct reports, peers and managers) as a leadership development tool, I’ve spent the last 30 years using feedback to help people change for the better.

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Sport: Anatomy of a Goal


Those who enjoy soccer/football should enjoy this brief video. Nicely played

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Creativity is a Contact Sport

Talent Anarchy 1

How to maximize Inquiry over Advocacy Within Workplace Dynamics. I am a bit of a loner.

5 Ways A Sports Mentality Helps Leaders

Linked 2 Leadership

Many of the analogies used in business refer to sports in some way. Indeed, many of the attributes needed to be successful in business are shared with team sports. Whether or not you have played sports, there are several ways that effective sports strategies can be applied directly to your role as a business leader. [.].

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Science of sports training thomas kurz pdf

C-Level Strategies

In Outside Justice: Immigration and the Criminalizing Impact of Science of sports training thomas kurz pdf Policy and Practice edited by David Brotherton, journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. Dass durch Chromosomenschädigung auftretende Fehler bei der Zellteilung von Lymphozyten, united Kingdom: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd. The Cardinals returned to the NCAA final behind Native American star […]. Doc Download Epab Online PDF books

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Play Team Sports To Build Leadership Skills

Eric Jacobson

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 Play Team Sports To Build Leadership Skills Todays high school and college team sport athletes are learning leadership skills that will serve them well when they enter the workforce. skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome!

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Learning is More Than a Spectator Sport


Years of attending training programs where I sat in a chair and listened to PowerPoint presentations had made me weary of such events. After the training was finished, I’d head back to the office and the material I was given in the program would sit on my desk for a week or two as I got involved in the day to day craziness. I might tell the staff about what I’d learned but eventually, the books would go up on the shelf and gather dust. I was a spectator.

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Your Next Sport


Call me Rocky: Extreme base jumping in squirrel suits. Amazing

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Sports Teams Are NOT Work Teams

Create Learning

I am not a sports fan, and when I am leading team building & leadership retreats for Corporate Teams the topic comes up. I have lead programs with professional and college level sports teams, and learned a great deal about the similarities and differences. Are you a sports fan?

Big Data May Already Be Disrupting Your Favorite Sport

First Friday Book Synopsis

i’m in a waiting room, away from my iMac, so, this will be without my usual links. Sorry about that. I have recently read two articles, one about the rise of 3-point shooting in the NBA, and one about changes in starting pitcher duration in MLB. Here’s what they have in common – new use […

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Sports, Life and Leadership: A Game and a Few Lessons


When it comes to playing table tennis (ping pong), I like hitting hard smacks. But in this particular game, the opponents were playing defensively. The first few times I tried smacking the ball, I lost the points. Just then, my doubles partner whispered something in my ears, “Reciprocate your game.

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Youth Sports - A Key Part of the Village

Building Personal Strength

But my father was a big sports fan, and he took me to see organized soldier baseball and basketball games. Later, at West Point I was required to take a physical fitness course and compete in intramural sports every semester. My favorite sports were wrestling and soccer.

A Few Parallels Between Sports, Life and Leadership


Home Go to Guest Posts Disclaimer A Few Parallels Between Sports, Life and Leadership Last few months, I have been playing Table Tennis regularly. That’s what every sport teaches us!

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How Sports (Or Band) Can Make You A Better Leader

Eric Jacobson

Thursday, September 23, 2010 How Sports (Or Band) Can Make You A Better Leader LinkedIn members continue to offer their insights on my recent discussion question about whether playing high school and/or college sports can help to make you a better business leader.

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NCAA's Leadership Failure in Governing the Commercialization of College Sports

Coaching Tip

This is not news to the university football and basketball programs that fund most of the other university-sponsored sports programs while favorably encouraging alumni to generously contribute to the general fund of each university.

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Sports Moment: Bodacious the Bull


From Wikipedia , a reason to question the sanity of bull riders: Bodacious was considered dangerous because of a down, forward, down+forward punch move. It resulted in bringing his rear up with his head to the ground, forcing a rider to shift their weight forward. Bodacious would then lift his head up full force, smashing the rider's face. In 1995, rider Scott Breding tried wearing a hockey mask. However, this failed to protect him adequately.

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Chartered Management Institute

Post the Olympics it seems many from the sporting world are being sought out by organisations to inspire their people.but how about their value in relation to leadership and overall organisational performance ? You are not watching this post, click to start watching read more

Entertainment Break: Life is a Contact Sport


The trailer for " Any Given Sunday

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Tracy Dolgin (the YES cable sports network) in “The Corner Office”

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Tracy Dolgin, president and chief executive of the YES cable sports network, who says companies often promote people for doing [.]. Bob's blog entries Adam Bryant Corner Office column Ruth Fremson SundayBusiness section The Corner Office: Indispensable and Unexpected Lessons from CEOs on How to Lead and Succeed The New York Times the YES cable sports network Times Books Tracy Dolgin

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The Starting Point for All Good Teams – A Spirit of Collaboration (with a lesson from Sports Night)

First Friday Book Synopsis

… Read More The Starting Point for All Good Teams – A Spirit of Collaboration (with a lesson from Sports Night). I think, as a New Year’s resolution, you should re-dedicate yourself to the idea that this is a team. You play for a team. A team with many players. See a team’s made up of a group of individuals — Individuals who forsake their own individual needs to pursue a common goal. The team goal.…

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Team Sports - How They Help Teens

Building Personal Strength

Thursday, January 27, 2011 Team Sports - How They Help Teens I remember a conversation I had at a dinner party a few years ago. I said, "Well, for one thing, involvement in team sports can make a big difference in setting people up success."

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PERSONAL STRENGTH - More Wisdom from Sports Heroes

Building Personal Strength

I recently rebuked the stereotype that athletes are "dumb jocks" by posting a collection of quotes from sports heroes of the past - and I only got through the A's and B's in my collection! It turns out that sports is a microcosm of life and players on of the fields of friendly strife can teach all of us some things about personal strength. Sports Personal Strength Inspirational Quotes

Nice Teams Don’t Win in Sports or Business

Women on Business

The post Nice Teams Don’t Win in Sports or Business appeared first on Women on Business. Conflict can be good. That’s according to an insightful email message that I received this week on behalf of Dr. Robyn Odegaard, CEO of Champion Performance Development , founder of the Stop The Drama! Campaign , and author of the book Stop The Drama! The Ultimate Guide to Female Teams.

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Learn From The Best Sports Coaches

Eric Jacobson

Former University of Kansas head basketball coach Roy Williams recently told U.S. News & World Report magazine that there are three things that coaches as leaders must do to drive success: "Have everyone on the team focus on the same goal." And, the leader must effectively communicate that goal to the team. Emphasize those goals every day." Understand that although everyone has a common goal, individuals also have goals, needs and dreams that must be cared for."

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Is Business a Combination of Sport and War?


The notion of business as a combination of sport and war was attributed to Emile Herzog (1885-1967), a French author who used the pen name, Andre Maurois. As for sport, the game of market share was an easy way to track success.

Taking on the Sports Establishment

Women's Leadership Exchange

Today I am absorbed in sports news. t usually read the sports pages regularly. ve been drawn to the sports? This morning, when I pulled out of my driveway to go to the train station to begin my commute to Manhattan, my radio was already tuned into a sports station because my husband had used my car. Though I am a big NY Yankee fan, I don?t But lately I?ve media.

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When the Person at the Top is a Jerk – a lesson from Aaron Sorkin’s Sports Night (Casey Learns the Names)

First Friday Book Synopsis

Kouzes Janel Moloney Kouzes and Posner Leadership listening Peter Krause Saron Sorkin Sports Night team buildingHonored and not diminished. That’s how we all want to feel. James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Pozner, Encouraging the Heart: A Leaders Guide to Rewarding and Encouraging Others —– I have probably presented my synopsis of Encouraging the Heart by Kouzes and Posner more than any other book synopsis. (I I presented this again at a [.]. Randy's blog entries bad boss Barry Z.

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#Leadership is a Contact Sport by @CoachGoldsmith

Management Craft

Marshall Goldsmith sent me a link to his wonderful article (co-authored by Howard Morgan) from Strategy + Business called, Leadership is a Contact Sport. Do you know the power of following up? Hint - massive) Check out and share the article, it is very interesting. Here are a couple of quotes from the article: "Leadership, it’s clear from this research, is a relationship. And the most important participants in this relationship are not the coach and the “coachee.”

Fantasy Sports, Movie Clubs and Activities That Take Your Members Away to Bring Them Closer

Managing Communities

Please Update Your RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Community Cultivation