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Coming In The October 2022 Issue Of The Coaching and Leadership Journal

  Bill Russell was a life-long learner Here are some of the things our subscribers will be reading about in the October 2022 issue of  The Coaching and Leadership Journal: What we can learn from Mr. October (Bill) Russell rules Bill Russell—a life-long learner A growing mentality of victimhood Dabo Swinney’s success philosophy Dean Smith’s lesson on respect Coaching corner--Jack Parker Valuable lessons from Elvis the movie David Ross learning from his friends The king’s rumor mill The loneliest generation Napoleon Hill’s principles of personal achievement And Much More! ​​​ What a few of our subscribers say about the Journal... Absolutely love it!--Kelvin Sampson, Head Basketball Coach, University of Houston Dan, I Love your newsletter. Thank you!!— Frank Martin, Head Coach University Mass Men’s Basketball We absolutely love your Journal and plan on continuing our subscription for years to come!--Florida State Women’s Soccer This is a great resource!--Mike Candrea, Arizona softball (re

Leading Narratives: The perfect collection of stories, jokes and wits of wisdom for leaders

Those who tell the stories rule the world.--Hopi American Indian proverb ​ About the book ​Leading Narratives is the latest book by Dan Spainhour. The book contains his collection of stories and parables that he has used during his 34 years as an athletic professional. Each story ends with a moral and lesson for leaders to impart to the people they are leading. From the author ​​A huge part of my coaching foundation was formed when as a young coach, I got the opportunity to work at the Duke Basketball Camp. My first year was the summer following Coach Mike Krzyzewski’s third season at Duke which saw his team finish 11-17—his second consecutive losing season. At that time there were lots of rumblings about how long it was going to be before he was fired. I’m sure Coach felt pressure, but he never showed it. On the last night of camp, we always had a pizza party with Coach K. We sat around talking hoops, discussed coaching philosophy and there was always the occasional BS story thrown in

In The September CLJ Issue--Leadership lessons from Top Gun: Maverick

  Top Gun Maverick provides many lessons for leaders! Let us be your trusted source and leadership curator every month! In this age of millions of daily updates and billions of web pages, how do busy leaders allocate their scarce resources of time to read inspiring and educational leadership material? Our journal is a monthly source of leadership ideas and techniques compiled and written specifically for leaders. Dan Spainhour and his team of experts dive through mountains of information and distill it down to its most relevant, essential parts. Thirty-eight years of experience allow us to bring our expertise to the subject matter.  Over the past ten years, we have been honored to have some of the top leaders in the athletic and academic fields as our subscribers. Here is a list of a few of our recent new and renewed subscribers:  High Point University Basketball Keith Buckley, Rollins College Soccer Jerry York, Boston College Men's Hockey ​Kenneth White, Providence College Strengt

The Coaching and Leadership Summit Announces Andrew Marotta Is Coming To Miami!

Andrew Marotta The Coaching and Leadership Journal is pleased to announce that Andrew Marotta, a practicing principal, host of the Education Leadership and Beyond Podcast and former Men’s Division 1 college basketball referee will be a presenter at The Coaching and Leadership Summit, slated for April 13-15,2023 in Miami, Florida Andrew Marotta is an energetic and enthusiastic leader who puts his positive imprint on everyone he meets. He is one the most sought-after speakers in the field of education and has inspired audiences across the nation. Attendees will receive a copy of his third book, Tales from the Hardwood: Surviving & Thriving: 101 Leadership Lessons, Stories, & Momentous Experiences from My Time on the Court.  Marotta officiated in several major Division 1 conferences including the ACC, Atlantic 10, CAA, IVY, Patriot Leagues, and more. He learned from the best working at the highest levels.   Come hear stories, be inspired, and fill your leadership bucket learning