Monthly Archives: April 2013

Recruiting Lessons From Pat Riley

You Can Never Have Enough Talent, says Pat Riley by David Smooke The National Basketball Association is a league of talentism. The NBA playoffs began this weekend with the shorthanded Chicago Bulls suffering a 17 point defeat – in a … Continue reading

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Nick Saban On The Process & Reinventing Your Team

Excerpts from the article. Click on the link below for the full article. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Year after year, the tone is the same. Nick Saban, stubborn and strong-willed as ever, opens spring camp at Alabama with a similar message: … Continue reading

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John Beilein: The Coaching Profession

John Beilein knows the climb to the Final Four is difficult for lower-level coaches Steve Politi/Star-Ledger Columnist By Steve Politi/Star-Ledger Columnist ATLANTA — John Beilein is the inspiration for every coach at the lower levels of college basketball, the living … Continue reading

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Michael Jordan In Italy

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Thoughts From Harrison Ford

“There are a lot of different paths through the jungle, but I’ve always thought the simplest thing you can do is make yourself useful. Be easy to work with, be a hard worker and help people get the job done. … Continue reading

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Jon Gordon: Mental Toughness

1. When you face a setback, think of it as a defining moment that will lead to a future accomplishment. 2. When you encounter adversity, remember, the best don’t just face adversity; they embrace it, knowing it’s not a dead … Continue reading

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Recruiting The Syracuse Way

The Syracuse model affects recruiting By Doug Gottlieb Jim Boeheim and staff didn’t even have a top-25 class in 2009, but in 2010, they were a No. 1 seed. Right now, in the office of every college basketball head coach … Continue reading

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