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Archive for February, 2019


Art and Science?

With spring training underway, we’re sharing more insights and excerpts from Bochy Ball on what it takes to create chemistry in business, baseball, and life. Chemistry is the power that happens when we reward people who value collaboration, cooperation, and connectivity over self-interest, individuality, and personal achievement.  Here is a pdf from Bochy Ball – use it as your blueprint for growing team chemistry and igniting your team’s success.




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Are You Coachable?


What Did Your Coach Say?

Leaders are coachable! That means they don’t “yea, but…” They LISTEN, apply, adjust and improve. We all need coaching at various times in our personal and professional lives, even if it’s not from a so-called “Coach.” We should all find people who represent wise, respected, insightful perspectives in the spirit of stretching and growing ourselves.

Take a moment to consider who that person is in your life. Could you benefit from their coaching?



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The Whole Package

Serving the TEAM

Great leaders believe they are there to serve the team – not the other way around. We’ve seen it time and time again with so many of the iconic leaders we’ve worked with throughout our career. Great leadership is rife with paradoxical strategies and Bruce Bochy manages this as well as any CEO we’ve ever met. He knows how to be for his team but not one of them. He is tough, but not mean, and he has struck the balance of being in control while embracing effective delegation. In short, Bruce Bochy “Gets” Leadership.

Since spring training and baseball are top of mind, here’s an excerpt from Bochy Ball, The Chemistry of Winning and Losing in Baseball, Business, and Life for insights on how to utilize agility, creativity, patience, inclusivity, and courage – a special set of leadership characteristics transferrable to anyone wanting to build team chemistry and improve performance. Enjoy and please share this PDF with with your team and colleagues.



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Coach or Critic? Leader or Loser?

The Belichick-Brady Way: 10 Lessons From The Patriots About The Art of Execution

Google spent years studying the best workplace teams and discovered “good teams run on trust.” Sounds simple. Not really! Building trust is not simple, it takes consistency and connection. Check out our recent article in Forbes.com on Belichick and Brady for more on what it takes to be a great coach and a great leader who inspires winning teams.

The Belichick-Brady Way: 10 Lessons From The Patriots About The Art Of Execution.




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