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Archive: March 14, 2010 - March 20, 2010

Culture and Personality

It depends on how well the successful person treats his (or her) colleagues. Is he humble about success, or has he stepped on toes to attain it?

By Manil Suri | March 20, 2010; 9:42 AM ET | Comments (4)

Resistance to change

Not only can I imagine the day a woman will lead an NFL team to a Super Bowl championship, I can hear the glass shattering.

By Misti Burmeister | March 18, 2010; 8:44 AM ET | Comments (0)

A game-changing moment

As far as women coaching at the collegate and professional levels, this might be a bit more difficult, considering the egos involved. But the first step has been taken.

By Cleve Francis | March 18, 2010; 12:01 AM ET | Comments (0)

Ability, heart and teamwork

Anyone who can play for the Divas can handle a few Neanderthals who think that a woman can't coach football.

By Nell Minow | March 18, 2010; 12:01 AM ET | Comments (0)

Leveling the field

The numbers on women's leadership belie the myth that women now have a level playing field. In fact, women are still fewer than 25% of the top leaders in media, medicine, law and higher education.

By Patricia McGuire | March 18, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Go out there and win

In the end, coaches are hired to win -- perhaps also to teach, to mold, and to train, but certainly to win.

By Hile Rutledge | March 18, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

She's got the right stuff

Natalie Randolph may be one of the very few women who are varsity football head coaches, but I believe we'll see a woman coaching the NFL team one day.

By Ashok Bajaj | March 18, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Glass is made to break

Natalie Randolph does not have to measure up to Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, or Jackie Robinson, but she does have to keep her eye on the football.

By Seth Kahan | March 18, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

EQ and TV Ratings

Glenn Beck--or at least the persona he shows us on television--is loaded with Assertiveness and Independence, but the push back he is getting is due to his lack of Impulse Control and Interpersonal Relationship.

By Hile Rutledge | March 17, 2010; 11:03 PM ET | Comments (13)

Let Gary be Gary

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski gets a bit animated. Bobby Knight once through a chair across the court. Some coaches just go wild during games.

By Tom Heath | March 15, 2010; 8:12 PM ET | Comments (1)

Poise counts

Now more than ever, our young people need to be taught how to achieve in the face of adversity with composure and poise.

By Tynesia Boyea-Robinson | March 15, 2010; 5:57 PM ET | Comments (5)

The true test of a coach

We often forget that the real emphasis should be on the athletes' education and preparation for the future.

By Cleve Francis | March 15, 2010; 12:01 AM ET | Comments (7)

Cool coaches

Too much cool can be disastrous. Last season, the Redskins' Jim Zorn never lost his cool. He did lose his job. His team lacked the passion to win.

By Patricia McGuire | March 15, 2010; 12:01 AM ET | Comments (0)

Whatever works

Coach Gary Williams uses an in-your-face approach to get his team to produce results. His style is working for his team.

By Ashok Bajaj | March 15, 2010; 12:01 AM ET | Comments (5)

What really counts

The coach has to infiltrate his team, yet remain apart from it so he can shape it. He has to be one with the players, but not one of them.

By Seth Kahan | March 15, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Extroverts and introverts

What you see is what you get with most extroverts, so players on a team usually know what the coach wants and where they stand. It tends to be an energizing force when it works.

By Hile Rutledge | March 15, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (2)

Finger-jabbing motivation

The human psyche gets energized by passion, and with Gary Williams, the passion comes in the form of sweaty suits.

By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | March 15, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (1)

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