Good Coaches, Bad Coaches

The February 2011 Spirit magazine features an article by Bob Sutton, author of Good Boss, Bad Boss who highlights five ways to be a good boss. While coaching is and is not like being a boss, the five concepts offer good advice to coaches:

  1. Protect your People
  2. Throw out Bad Apples
  3. Mind the Spotlight
  4. Get out of the Way
  5. Fight Fair […]

Things that Great Coaches Think

The big story in women’s basketball over the past couple days has been the culture of fear and intimidation created by Oregon State University women’s basketball coach LaVonda Wagner, who ultimately was fired. Perhaps Wagner could have learned a lesson from Stanford professor and management expert Bob Sutton, author of Weird Ideas that Work. In Read more about Things that Great Coaches Think[…]