“If I choose, I have to be responsible for the consequences”. This coming from someone that never had to make choices in her life. Yeonmi Park I had a chance to listen to this NPR piece Inter-Korean Peace Through The ...Read More »
What My Sled Dogs Taught Me About Planning for the Unknown The New York Times | Resilience | by Blai...
Sure do miss this guy’s volleyball email updates. So much knowledge of our game, especially th...
This is a follow-up conversation to the No Penalty, No Sprints, Championship Season blog post: http:...
Flag Volleyball, not quite as cool as the newest forms of volleyball like Spikeball ESPN Summer Spik...
The three ultimate compliments a coach can receive are: When a former student-athlete that played un...
Congrats to the NCAA for taking a stand against early recruiting, but I’m dumbfounded as to why the Official Visits can now take place for a junior in high school. This only makes the rich richer, decreases diversity, and cuts ...Read More »
It’s simple: College coaches need to stop honoring the verbal commitment. Men’s Basketball and Football laugh at the verbal commitment. They know the verbal commitment is non-binding and really “doesn’t mean anything”. Men’s Basketball and Football don’t have this early ...Read More »
What? Could it be? Maybe?!?! Possibly!?!? A truly good volleyball movie. Don’t get me wrong, Side Out is a true 90’s classic (and yes, “Side Out” is spelled as two words), but The Miracle Season looks legit. Could it be ...Read More »
I fought the good fight. I’ve tried to find a DataVolley substitute. Not because DataVolley isn’t good, because DataVolley is complicated to learn. I was always a big fan of StatEasy, but that didn’t pan out. Kyle Mashima has a ...Read More »
Merely having a daughter opens executives’ eyes to gender-related issues that they might not otherwise be awareRead More »
Eliminating the 10-minute break between sets needs to go down the drain.Read More »
After my last post of the astronomical, super bowl like numbers volleyball is generating, Jamie Davis, USA Volleyball’s new CEO speaks about the upward rise of volleyball with his most recent statement, “Volleyball on a roll being the No. 1 ...Read More »
Girls Junior Club Volleyball Nationals is working to be as big as the Superbowl. A recent Minnesota StarTribune article states, “Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee estimated the Twin Cities area could reap $338 million in economic activity from the February 2018 ...Read More »
A volleyball coach can learn so much from great leaders in the business world. I found this post on Hilton’s CEO, Chris Nassetta, one of the top CEO’s in the world, quite insightful….especially his take on leadership, strategy, purpose, and ...Read More »
June is an awesome month for volleyball as tens-of-thousands of girls from across the country will descend upon a couple cities to compete for a National Championship at AAU’s in Orlando or USAV in Minneapolis. It’s a great time of year, ...Read More »
When you reach your goal and realize you're not happy.Read More »
What do you do on an extraordinary level that you apply to each of those in your life?Read More »
Be the one that finds the gold.Read More »
Coaching in a positive way.Read More »
I received this wonderful comment on a post about Flo Hyman: from an ‘R. Nelson’: Thank you for taking the time to provide some information and background on our friend, team mate and colleague Flora Jean Hyman.. please feel free ...Read More »
Volleyball, like so many sports for young athletes of today, is no longer an afterschool activity a couple times a week for a few month season. Volleyball is a year-round commitment that starts as young as 10 years old which ...Read More »
To Teach Life Lessons through Volleyball is my mantra. Harvard Business Review offers similar advice (sans volleyball 😉 Make Life Learning a Habit by: John Coleman I recently worked my way through Edmund Morris’s first two Teddy Roosevelt biographies, The ...Read More »
The heart of a leader is the foundation of their life. It is what drives passion. Yet it's the people in our lives that keep the passion burning. Serve those people, not to selfishly rise, but to rise collectively.Read More »
Growing up and working in a family business for 10 years has provided me unique experiences at a young age. Attending tradeshows annually starting at age 16, witnessing dismal conditions of sweatshops in China, to meetings with CEO’s of Fortune ...Read More »
Enjoy the journey of getting it done.Read More »
A master coach will lose out against a less skilled coach who is well-informed about technology.Read More »
Having a daughter of my own and coaching some incredibly intelligent young women, the topic of equality in the business and coaching world is a personal and captivating topic. Sally Blount, Dean of Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, provides great ...Read More »
What we can learn from building blocks.Read More »