Provision #277: Humble Yourself

Laser Provision This Provision includes a reflection from the winningest college coach of all time. Read on to find out who he is as well as the secret of his success. It’s not having super stars on the team. It’s cultivating a spirit of humility in which learning and sacrifice come first. LifeTrek Provision If […]

Provision #276: Be Enthusiastic

Laser Provision To be successful we need to be enthusiastic in the face of adversity. It’s easy to be enthusiastic when everything is going well. But what about when things are going poorly? That’s when it’s more important than ever to be enthusiastic. Take it from one who knows. Take it from Tommy Lasorda. LifeTrek […]

Provision #275: Read Your People

Laser Provision Does the “Peter principle” play itself out in your organization? Are people promoted to their highest level of incompetence? It doesn’t have to be that way. In this Provision, Coach Joe Gibbs of the Washington Redskins talks about the importance of learning how to read, position, and motivate people for success. LifeTrek Provision […]

Provision #274: Love the Game

Laser Provision To be successful, a person needs to love the game they’re playing (whatever game that may be). They need to love the whole game: winning, losing, and all the preparation that goes on before. This week our strategy for success comes from Pat Head Summitt at the University of Tennessee. No one loves […]

Provision #273: Love the Bastards

Laser Provision From this week’s title, you can bet we’re gleaning our next success tip from a “real coach.” This week we feature the words and musings of Red Auerbach, who coached the Boston Celtics to eight straight NBA championships (1959-66). How do you achieve such consistent and outstanding success? You love the bastards. LifeTrek […]