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NFL Pro Bowler Kevin Mawae on Leadership
Discover what six-time Pro Bowler and NFL Player Association President Kevin Mawae has to say about being a leader. . . . keep reading
Audio Interview with the Big East's Most Improved Player Natalie Novosel
Discover how Natalie Novosel's compelling offseason workouts helped Notre Dame women's basketball make it to the National Championship game. . . . keep reading
4 Final Four Leadership Lessons
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
Discover the four different leadership styles that have lead North Carolina men's basketball to the Final Four. . . . keep reading
5 Things I Would Have Done Differently to Be a More Effective Leader
Julie Sterrett, Lehigh Leadership Academy
If I could go back and relive my college student-athlete experience all over again, I would do so in a heartbeat. I might skip the part about tearing up my knee at the end of my senior year, but I su . . . keep reading
National Player of the Year Candice Wiggins on Leadership - Part 1
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
National Player of the Year Candice Wiggins on Leadership - Part 1 What do you get when you combine amazing athleticism, killer competitiveness, an undying work ethic, a clutch-performer, a team-first attitude, a sweet and humble personality, a highly coachable person, and a passionate, vocal leader? . . . keep reading
National Player of the Year Candice Wiggins on Leadership - Part 2
National Player of the Year Candice Wiggins on Leadership - Part 2 In Part 2 of the interview, Candice Wiggins reveals who influenced her as a leader, how she learns to motivate and push each teammate, how she confronts her teammates, how she manages the momentum of the game, and what advice she would give to an aspiring leader. . . . keep reading
Shea Ralph, UConn Women's Basketball
Shea Ralph, UConn Women's Basketball Do you want to lead your team to a championship? Not sure how to lead when you are injured and can't compete? Need to build a better relationship with your coaches? Be sure to read former UConn women's basketball captain Shea Ralph's advice on leadership. . . . keep reading
Discover Green Bay Packers Brett Farve's insights on what it takes to be a leader. . . . keep reading
What does Michael Jordan, one of the greatest athletes and leaders of all-time have to say about leadership? . . . keep reading
Learn what legendary quarterback Joe Montana has to say about leadership from his books The Winning Spirit and Joe Montana's Art and Magic of Quarterbacking... . . . keep reading
Lindsay Tarpley, US Soccer National Team
Discover US Soccer National Team player and Carolina Leadership Academy 3DL Leader of Disctinction Award winner Lindsay Tarpley's advice on leadership. . . . keep reading
Twila Kaufman, Arizona Women's Soccer
Twila Kaufman led the University of Arizona women's soccer program. Learn her thoughts on leadership... . . . keep reading
Alice Barnes, Stanford Women's Tennis
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
Alice Barnes, Stanford Women's Tennis A four-time Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Championships, doubles National Champion, and a three-time team National Champion, Alice Barnes has earned virtually every award Stanford and the NCAA has to offer. Here are Alice's words of wisdom regarding leadership on and off the court. . . . keep reading
Mikel Hester, North Carolina Gymnastics
Mikel Hester was recently one of the University of North Carolina's top gymnasts and received the Carolina Leadership Academy's highest honor as a 3DL Leader of Distintion. Here's Mikel's advice on leadership. . . . keep reading
Leah O'Brien-Amico, USA Softball
Leah O'Brien-Amico, USA Softball A three-time Olympic Gold Medalist and three-time NCAA National Champion, Leah O'Brien-Amico was a tremendous leader both on and off the field. Here are Leah's tips on what it takes to be a world-class leader. . . . keep reading
Charmin Smith, Stanford Women's Basketball
Having played in three Final Fours for Stanford women's basketball as well as a three year WNBA career, Charmin Smith shares her insights on what it takes to be a successful team leader. . . . keep reading
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