Championship Culture

Blog 28.1

Blog 28.1

Our next blog series reviews Jon Gordon’s The Power of Positive Leadership.  This book highlights how positive leadership isn’t about being nice –it’s about how we face inevitable challenges and adversity with optimism and positive energy.   The first blog of the series will focus on how positive leadership affects culture and vision and set the stage for later blogs that provide a more tangible framework for developing your own positive leadership style.   

Blog 24.1

Blog 24.1

Tim Elmore’s Habitudes series has quickly become a go-to resource for many organizations, including professional sports and NCAA teams.  Our next eight blogs will spotlight lessons from this series.  Our first two blogs will be from his Self-Leadership:  The Art of Leading Yourself book.

Blog 19.2

Blog 19.2

We all know the importance of leadership for high performance; however, it is often difficult to describe what leadership is and specifically, how it affects performance.  Walker describes himself as having an “ache to be part of a great team.”  This passion fueled his desire to learn what elite teams have in common and simply, what separates the best from the rest.  When Walker embarked on this project, he expected to uncover multiple traits the most elite teams had in common.  Much to his surprise, he found that they all had exactly one common trait – “the most crucial ingredient in a team that achieves and sustains historic greatness is the character of the player who leads it.”  Walker determined there were seven methods that all elite leaders utilized.  In this blog, we will discuss the first three.

Blog 19.1

Blog 19.1

Our next blog series is on The Captain Class:  A New Theory of Leadership by Sam Walker.  We all know the importance of leadership for high performance; however, it is often difficult to describe what leadership is and specifically, how it affects performance.  Walker describes himself as having an “ache to be part of a great team.”  This passion fueled his desire to learn what elite teams have in common and simply, what separates the best from the rest.  When Walker embarked on this project, he expected to uncover multiple traits the most elite teams had in common.  Much to his surprise, he found that they all had exactly one common trait – “the most crucial ingredient in a team that achieves and sustains historic greatness is the character of the player who leads it.”