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Imagine you’re sitting in class and your organizational leadership professor hands you a sheet with the following profile:
For the college basketball fan March Madness is almost utopia.
Full utopia is only credited when if your team wins it all.
Your life, for a few weeks at least, totally revolves around collegiate basketball games. There are parties, predictions, and tremendous amounts of trash talking. Professional basketball takes trip into the shadows while the collegiate game stands in the limelight. Questions loom.
It’s an honor to be invited to a wedding.
It’s a great honor to be a groomsmen.
An even greater honor to be asked to fill the role of chief groomsman or best man. Serving as the best man in a wedding in an exercise in leadership. Here are 5 tips to help you be the best best man you can be.
There’s a sizable construction project going on close to my house. I pass by it just about everyday with anticipation. I can’t wait to find out what the crew is building. Right now however it looks like a complete mess. If you didn’t know any better you would think that overgrown kids were passing the time away by driving around in huge trucks and playing in the mud. So how exactly does a project leader turn these piles of dirt and stones into a finished product?
They need a plan, people, and the ability to pool.
Chris Paul almost quietly took home the MVP honors at the 62nd NBA All-Star Game in Houston. I say almost because there were tons of story lines going on and none of them involved Chris Paul. NBA fans were concentrating on the LeBron vs Kobe debate, birthday celebrations for Jordan and Barkley, the possibility of a breakout game for budding NBA star Kyrie Irving, and a host of other things that occupied sports headlines. Sure we all know that Chris Paul is a good basketball player but most fans weren’t counting on him being the story of the night. We can learn a few leadership lessons from taking a look at Paul’s performance.