QUOTES FROM COACHES that I got from John Maxwell’s newsletter “Teamwork is what makes common people capable of uncommon results.” ~ Pat Summitt “It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.” ~ John Wooden “Every leader needs to remember that a healthy respect for authority takes time to develop. It’s like building trust. You don’t instantly have trust, it has to be earned.” ~ Mike Krzyzewski “Appreciation is the currency of success.” ~ Shaka Smart (a favorite quote he attributes to his wife, Maya) “If you’re going to make every game a matter of life or death, you’re going to have a…

  • My wage

    I bargained with Life for a penny, And Life would pay no more, However I begged at evening When I counted my scanty store; For Life is a just employer, He gives you what you ask, But once you have set the wages, Why, you must bear the task. I worked for a menial


    When we are debating an issue, loyalty means giving me your honest opinion, whether you think I’ll like it or not. Disagreement, at this stage, stimulates me. But once a decision has been made, the debate ends. From that point on, loyalty means executing the decision as if it were your own.” ~ General Colin Powell “Very few big executives want to be surrounded by ‘yes’ men. Their greatest weakness often is the fact that ‘yes’ men build up around the executive a wall of fiction, when what the executive wants most of all is plain facts.” ~ Burton Bigelow Source: John Maxwell leadership wire