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Coming In The August 2019 Issue of The Coaching and Leadership Journal

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Jill Ellis, Head Coach of the Women’s National U.S. Soccer Team, and Mark Thompson, CEO of the New York Times, talk leadership Here is some of what your colleagues will be reading about in the August 2019 issue of The Coaching and Leadership Journal: Jill Ellis & Mark Thompson talk leadership Life changing lessons from Anne Frank A body language checklist for public speaker How to use your stature in your favor The Secre t and success Leadership profile—Mike Martin, FSU baseball Sir Dave Brailsford and his 1% model Learning from Stanley Cup winner, Craig Berube Get hot without getting mad Don’t be a spirit crusher How to have healthy disagreements The 3T’s of leadership Jeff Bezos’ difference maker And More! With your subscription you receive: The highly acclaimed Coaching and Leadership Journal delivered to your door.  Subscriber-only access to the The Coaching and Leadership Journal website. Updated monthly, the site contains additional articles, motivatio

In The July 2019 Issue of The Coaching & Leadership Journal--Don Shula’s Approach To Coaching

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Don Shula is best known as the head coach of the Miami Dolphins, the team he led to two Super Bowl victories, and to the only perfect season in the history of the National Football League. The Coaching and Leadership Journal believes it is important to learn from past and current successful leaders. Each month some of the top educational and athletic professionals receive our journal delivered right to their office. Along with Don Shula’s Approach To Coaching you will also find much more in the July 2019 issue of The Coaching and Leadership Journal including: • Big words from Big House,  the late Clarence “Bighouse” Gaines • Is anything we thought about leadership true? • Leadership lessons from Napoleon • Ways to make decisions with confidence • Don Shula’s approach to coaching • The discipline of getting things done • Leadership profile of Andrew Marotta • Change the way you look at things • 5 different types of the imposter syndrome • Dream killing personal

Check Out Our Classics

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Visit our Classic Section to see some of our great books written by Dan Spainhour. Each book has the quality of being a timeless resource for leaders, coaches and educators at every level. Visit The Leadership Publishing Team for more information. Coach Yourself: A Motivational Guide For Coaches And Leaders About This Book Coach Yourself is a unique book, compiled exclusively for coaches to provide you with physical, mental and spiritual motivation throughout the season. In his follow-up to A Season In Words, veteran coach Dan Spainhour arms you with quotes and motivational ideas to help you achieve peace of mind throughout the season from how to stay motivated to handling critics. $14.95 More Info

A Tale From Dan Spainhour's Latest Book--Leading Narratives

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A very strong woodcutter asked for a job as a lumberjack and he got it.The pay was really good and so were the work conditions. For those reasons, the woodcutter was determined to do his best. His boss gave him an axe and showed him the area where he was to work. The first day, the woodcutter brought back 18 trees.“ Congratulations,” his boss said. “Keep up the good work!” Motivated by his boss’s words, the woodcutter tried harder the next day, but could only bring 15 trees. The third day he tried even harder, but could only bring 10 trees. Day after day he was bringing less and less trees. “I must be losing my strength,” he thought. He went to the boss and apologized, saying that he could not understand what was going on. “When was the last time you sharpened your axe?” the boss asked. “Sharpen? I had no time to sharpen my axe. I have been very busy trying to cut trees.” We all need time to relax, to think and meditate, to learn and grow. If we don’t take the time to sharpe