The Gods of Coaching

What do Bill Belichick and Pete Carroll have to do with church?

Likely more than you think.

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Purple Punishment: Turkey with a side of Pessimism

The holidays are that special time of year when we gather with family, share a meal and celebrate. That is unless and you are a family of Vikings fans. For Vikings fans, holidays in 2016 have proven to be a challenge.  This year’s Halloween wasn’t about the candy, and Thanksgiving won’t be about the turkey.  […]

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Harbaugh, Ragnar, Spite & Forgiveness

Do not be deceived…a man reaps what he sows. So says the Epistle to the Galatians… and more recently Jim Harbaugh on twitter. Do not be deceived. You will reap what you sow. — Coach Harbaugh (@CoachJim4UM) January 4, 2016 What has the Michigan head football coach so up in arms that he’s quoting scripture? […]

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Chip Kelly, Zeke and Losing with Class

Ezekiel Elliot and Chip Kelly both lost football games this past weekend, and they both came to the same conclusion about exactly why. They were out-coached. The nuance comes when you consider their roles.  Elliot is a junior tailback for Ohio State and shared his thoughts in a post-game interview.  He went to essentially quit […]

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The King of all Sports: What Our Love of Football says about us

Football is the unquestioned king of all sports by any measure.  Monday Night match ups with snoozer teams routinely outdraw playoff games in other sports.  It would seem football can do no wrong.  But why? The three reasons say as much about society as they do about sport Delayed Gratification The reality of the rigors of […]

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The Longest Yard: From Good to Great

We live in an era where performance evaluations and development plans are anything but real. Particularly in corporate America, authentic feedback and evaluation are rarely sought and even less frequently delivered.   It is far easier to maintain the status quo, celebrate successes and gloss over opportunities to get better.  This is even more pronounced the […]

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Miley, Adrian Peterson & Chinese Wisdom

Miley Cyrus is at it again, gaining attention the same way she always has– by any means necessary. This time she’s exposing herself and smoking cannabis while appearing on MTV (yes it’s still a network).  Her rote antics failing to incense anyone anymore so she’ll no doubt move on to worse, dragging chronic enabler MTV […]

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