An Afternoon with John Wooden

As most of you know, John Wooden, the legendary coach at UCLA, died a few years ago at the age of 99. He is widely considered the greatest coach in basketball history – some would argue, in the history of all sports. His team won 10 national championships in a 12-year span. A few years ago, I had the amazing privilege to spend an afternoon with the coach.


As I’ve written about before, leaders are called upon to do many things for their organizations – we’re called on to articulate a vision for a better tomorrow, mobilize people, constantly drive improved outcomes, and on and on. However, there’s one thing I constantly see the best leaders do that I’ve never seen anything written about – they are masterful at simplifying things.

What Leaders Can Learn from Peyton Manning's Departure

Leadership transitions are tough – whether you’re an executive in a big company, a high school principle or a quarterback in the NFL. Today, let’s look at what we might learn from Manning’s departure that might help us all as we face our next leadership transition.


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