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The Coach Who Fought Back

NEW YORK TIMES 16 Hours Ago by Joe Nocera In 1966, Beryl Shipley, the basketball coach at the University of Southwestern Louisiana, recruited three African-Americans to play for the Ragin’ Cajuns. Although the school, now known as the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, had accepted black students since the mid-1950s, its teams remained segregated — … Continue reading

Where Does All the NCAA Tournament Money Go?

BUSINESSOFCOLLEGESPORTS.COM 1 Day Ago With March Madness well underway many assume that money is just given back to athletic departments without question after a big win. While some of that is true, money does in fact go back to the athletic departments, much of it is earmarked for specific types of uses and not simply … Continue reading

“Man often beco…

“Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that “I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the … Continue reading

Top 10 Things the Boss Is Thinking About in Every Conversation:

  Can I trust you to make good decisions? Do I have confidence in you? How confident are you in yourself? Do you have an agenda you’re not sharing with me? Does your “do match your tell?” Do you tackle problems with the big picture of organization, customers and goals in mind? How strong are … Continue reading

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March Madness! Duke’s Coach K on Leading With Trust

I love March Madness! The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is one of the most exciting events in sports, offering crazy upsets, game winning shots, and athletic drama unlike any other sporting event. Duke’s coach Mike Krzyzewski knows a thing or two about winning when it counts. He is the winningest coach in Division I college … Continue reading

If Money Could Buy a Championship

BUSINESSOFCOLLEGESPORTS.COM 2 Days Ago The saying goes “you get what you give,” can the same phrase be applied to sports though? In recent years, schools that have won championships are the ones who have invested more money into their programs. Our very own Kristi Dosh, ESPN’s sports business reporter and founder of BusinessofCollegeSports.com, has a … Continue reading

Why it Takes More Than a Genius to Lead a School

By Peter DeWitt As educational leaders feel the ever-present burden of doing more with less, many leaders draw on their own knowledge and insights or simply work harder. For example when Suzanne (name changed), a new assistant principal, was tasked with creating an intervention program for the school’s underachieving students, she knew she would need … Continue reading

Leadership Qualities Teachers Want in a Principal

ECOLOGYOFEDUCATION.NET 1 Day Ago by Paul Warren Every year in the United States, an estimated 500,000 teachers leave their schools, with only 16% of the departures the result of retirement. The bulk of teachers leave for a variety of other reasons, including whether or not they perceive their school’s leadership to be effective. Without strong … Continue reading

Why Would Anyone Want to Be a School Leader?

EDUCATION WEEK 12 Hours Ago by Peter DeWitt School leadership is hard…especially now. There are point scales to contend with, evaluations based on test scores, and budget cuts that result in the lay-offs of teachers and administrative colleagues. Some leaders who have been in the position for a few years have seen cuts to programs, … Continue reading

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