What’s Important Now

broken legos

Former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz loves to use the acronym of WIN. For Holtz, WIN stands for; What’s Important Now I am pondering that quote as I just returned from a leadership summit for a preeminent collegiate leadership group.   Out task from my division in preparation for the next year was quoteworthy. Break some shit, and put it back together! As a coach, I love those types of ...[Read More]

A leadership tweet from Mark Cuban

A leadership tweet from Mark Cuban

Leaders don’t conform to the consensus.  They create a consensus to their vision and goals. Leaders don’t change their positions mid-debate.  They welcome scorn from the masses because it creates the opportunity for dialogue. Leaders don’t look backwards to condemn what has already been done, they look forward to create a better future. Leaders are not dogmatic.  They are princip ...[Read More]

Kevin Cassese – Goals vs Standards

Coach Cassese discusses the team definitions of goals versus standards.

Kevin Cassese – Where Can We Be Great?

Who do we want to be? Who can we be?

Lou Holtz visits Texas Football

Lou Holtz

Coaches love building other coaches up.  After you have coached for numerous years, you love looking back at your coaching family tree and seeing the branches.  We hear about those branches all the time in the NFL.  Recently, one of college football’s big tree’s went and visited one of his branches.  Lou Holtz was the Head Coach at the University of Notre Dame and at the University of ...[Read More]

As we are together

As we are together

We push each other to get better.  We could NEVER be as good alone as we are together.  ~ Ryan Wittman  

Mike Shanahan on Limits

Mike Shanahan on Limits

Limits are self-imposed.  But there are no limits to human energy nor the goals you can achieve.  – Mike Shanahan  

To Help Build Theirs

build your dream

If you don’t build your dream, someone will hire you to help build theirs.

When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.


The success iceberg

success iceberg

For all of the success that is observable, we know what is beneath the surface.  Keep crushing it!