// archives

Sports Lessons

This tag is associated with 3 posts

How to Change a Team Culture

If you’re looking for insight into leadership, check out the recent Sports Illustrated profile of Baltimore Orioles Manager Buck Showalter by writer Tom Verducci. Showalter is trying to turn around a franchise that has not had a winning season since 1997. So he is talking to his players about the approach to success. In one […]

Hating the Yankees for Their Money

Every time a fan rises to cheer the Yankees, you can bet there’s someone somewhere who doesn’t feel the love. Yankee-hating goes to another level in these tough economic times, when multi-millionaires win the World Series as millions of people look for work. Dr. John Tauer, a psychologist blogging for Psychology Today, examines Yankee-hating, using […]

Conquering the Self

“Some people think that the battle is against others. Winners understand that the struggle is within the self.” Let’s start with a trick question today. Who was the first person to conquer Mount Everest? You may be tempted to say Sir Edmund Hillary. But remember, this is a trick question. And here’s the answer: No […]