Book Summaries with Jeremy

The Education of a Coach by David Halberstam Summary: This book is a biography of Bill Belichick but told in a way that illustrates how Belichick became the coach he is today. His father has coached for his entire life, making a mark as a terrific scout and then lasting many years as an assistant … Continue reading Book Summaries with Jeremy

Trust Every Attribute of a Member

Have you ever heard these sayings? “Team is not just a group of people but a group of people who trust each other.” “There is no ‘I’ in TEAM. But there is a ‘me’ in team!” “TEAM stands for Together Everyone Achieves More.” All the above statements can be considered true, but the last two … Continue reading Trust Every Attribute of a Member

Book Summaries with Jeremy

Built on Values by Ann Rhoades Summary: Built on Values stresses the importance of instilling values within an organization and living up to those values. Too often an organization struggles for its identity and culture along with poor results. Defining and living up to values provides a blueprint for how the organization and each employee … Continue reading Book Summaries with Jeremy

What Leaders Really Do

Nearly 30 years ago, What Leaders Really Do (May need HBR subscription to view fully) was written by John P. Kotter for the Harvard Business Review. This makes it far from the “latest and greatest” information available to us, but that does not diminish the impact it can have. The article discusses the difference between … Continue reading What Leaders Really Do