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The Agile Leader: A Playbook for Leaders by Steve Gladis

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Chapter 14: Coaching Epilogue

The next year brought big changes. Luke and Allison got married. Five months later, Allison found out she was pregnant. And Luke had started his coaching assignment at Gillard. Sam, who was their best man, decided to take his earnings from the company and start up a small over–the-counter cosmetic company. Scott went back to grad school to get his Ph.D. so that he could teach in college. Carey ended up taking Luke’s job at headquarters.

One year after Luke’s arrival at Gillard, he took over as the head coach. The first lesson he learned was that college kids were not the same as a professional sales staff. When Luke had first taken over the reins from the retiring coach, he was like a house on fire—laying down regimens, ...

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