Leadership

Selling – They All Must Be Crazy Out There

  They ain’t a’gettin’ nowhere And they’re losin’ their share Boy, they must’ve gone crazy out there Son, they all must be crazy out there Jerry Jeff Walker – Night Rider’s Lament The last chorus of Jerry Jeff Walker’s 1975 song Night Rider’s Lament may be the perfect summation of both the world and the…

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Sales Lessons from the Shark Tank:  Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban summarized his activity as a Shark Tank investor recently at the Wall Street Journal’s “WSJD Live” conference: “Of the 71 startups that I’ve invested in through Shark Tank, two have gone out of business, three are so stupid they don’t know they’re out of business, and then probably 50, give or take, are in growth.”…

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Pat Summitt and Setting Goals

Today the sports world celebrates the life and legacy of Pat Summitt. The winningest basketball coach in NCAA Division I history, for both men and women, Pat lead her team to eight national championships with her signature Other-Centered® leadership style. Though the world lost a transcendent leader today, her legacy remains. Let’s take a look…

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Geno Auriemma and the Power of Accountability

The ASLAN Other-Centered® Leader Coaches Quiz Blog Series Editor’s note: This post originally appeared March 1, 2016. Congratulations to Coach Auriemma on taking UConn to 100 consecutive wins.   Every winner has a coach, and every coach has a philosophy.  The ASLAN Other-Centered® Leader Coaches Quiz matches your coaching style with some of the legendary coaches in sports.  Here is…

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The Finger-Pointing Power of Dean Smith

The ASLAN Other-Centered® Leader Coaches Quiz Blog Series Every winner has a coach, and every coach has a philosophy.  The ASLAN Other-Centered® Leader Coaches Quiz matches your coaching style with some of the legendary coaches in sports.  Here is a deeper look inside the philosophy of one of today’s best. Dean Smith was head coach of the UNC Chapel Hill…

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John Madden and Meeting Individual Needs

The ASLAN Other-Centered® Leader Coaches Quiz Blog Series Every winner has a coach, and every coach has a philosophy.  The ASLAN Other-Centered® Leader Coaches Quiz matches your coaching style with some of the legendary coaches in sports.  Here is a deeper look inside the philosophy of one of today’s best. John Madden was the head coach of the Oakland Raiders…

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Ron Rivera Taps Potential of Young Panthers Team for Super Bowl 50

The ASLAN Other-Centered® Leader Coaches Quiz Blog Series Every winner has a coach, and every coach has a philosophy.  The ASLAN Other-Centered® Leader Coaches Quiz matches your coaching style with some of the legendary coaches in sports.  Here is a deeper look inside the philosophy of one of today’s best. Like Denver Broncos coach Gary Kubiak, Ron Rivera is no…

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Are You Really a Consultant?

I wonder if the lady at the tanning salon really knew the meaning of her title embossed on her name tag in bold letters: Tanning Consultant. But I’m getting ahead of myself. I’m kind of pasty white. You know the person you worry about when you see them at the beach. I have three skin…

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Mike Ditka: How to Find Success Even When Dealing With Difficult People

The ASLAN Other-Centered® Leader Coaches Quiz Blog Series Every winner has a coach, and every coach has a philosophy.  The ASLAN Other-Centered® Leader Coaches Quiz matches your coaching style with some of the legendary coaches in sports.  Here is a deeper look inside the philosophy of one of the best. Mike Ditka coached the 1985 Chicago Bears to a Super…

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Chuck Noll, the Equal Opportunity Coach

The ASLAN Other-Centered® Leader Coaches Quiz Blog Series Every winner has a coach, and every coach has a philosophy.  The ASLAN Other-Centered® Leader Coaches Quiz matches your coaching style with some of the legendary coaches in sports.  Here is a deeper look inside the philosophy of one of the best. Chuck Noll was the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers…

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