INTRODUCTION

What follows are pages or excerpts of pages from notebooks I used through the years in my teaching—notes, observations, reminders, suggestions, and lists of relevant goals and how to achieve them. They include rules for behavior, preseason priorities, minute-by-minute practice schedules, awards, varsity captains, and more. I’ve tried to select material that has application to leadership beyond just basketball or sports and to suggest how it might apply to your own organization.

I don’t believe there is a “one size fits all” methodology or philosophy when it comes to effective leadership and winning organizations. Nevertheless, in sharing these pages from my notebooks along with the Pyramid of Success and my Lessons in Leadership, ...

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