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Raising High with the George Washington University Student-Athlete Leadership Academy
Becky Ahlgren-Bedics, Ed.D. GWU Leadership Academy
In the middle of its third year, the GW Student-Athlete Leadership Academy has yielded great conversations and ideas and enhanced discussions among student-athletes and coaches. I have . . . keep reading
The 5 Kinds of Leaders Every Team Needs: Which One(s) are You?
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
The 5 Kinds of Leaders Every Team Needs: Which One(s) are You? Effective leadership can be demonstrated for your team in several ways and requires a variety of skill sets. In actuality, your team really needs 5 kinds of leaders to emerge and establish themselves if your program is going to be successful on and off the playing field. . . . keep reading
Leadership Helps Illinois Beat #1 Ohio State
Leadership Helps Illinois Beat #1 Ohio State What would you do and say in a critical situation like this? Clinging to a narrow, one touchdown lead over #1 ranked Ohio State at the famous horseshoe in Columbus, Illinois faced a fourth and inches on their own 34 yard line with 6:53 left in the game. . . . keep reading
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Leadership
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Leadership As a tribute to the great leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., here are some of his words to reflect on regarding leadership. . . . keep reading
The Tiny Pushes of Leadership
The Tiny Pushes of Leadership Often times leadership is thought of as some grand statement that is said in the heat of battle that rallies the troops to an awe-inspiring victory. More often however, leadership occurs in tiny, seemingly trivial conversations, decisions, and actions that occur on a daily basis. . . . keep reading
Bobby Bowden's Leadership Lesson
Bobby Bowden's Leadership Lesson Discover the one insight that Bobby Bowden feels is critical to understand when you accept a leadership position. . . . keep reading
Is Your Team in Ship Shape?
Is Your Team in Ship Shape? Find out how U.S. Navy Commander Mike Abrashoff transformed a bunch of unmotivated teenagers and young adults on the USS Benfold into the "best damn ship in the Navy." . . . keep reading
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