Authors

Coaching a professional basketball team is not different from managing a team of corporate employees. You have stars, utility players and bench warmers, all of whom thrive when their coach tailors his approach to their unique talents, weaknesses and contributions to the team. Bare Knuckle People Management speaks directly to managers who have been frustrated by the notion that all employees need to be treated equally and with kids’ gloves.

—Mike D’Antoni, Head Coach of the New York Knicks

Posts Tagged ‘rally cry’

Inspiration and Gimmick – Finding the Line

3 Questions to Determine Whether Your Rally Cry is Inspirational or Gimmicky:

  1. Is it personal to your team?
  2. Is it unique and meaningful (or is it another in a long list of contrived attempts to motivate)?
  3. Does your team embrace it and add to it so it evolves organically
Read More