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Leaders: False and True

A basketball coach recently described one of the girls on her team as a “False Leader”.  As it was a new term to me, I asked the coach what she meant. She described how Didi (not her real name) initially came across to the coaches as the natural leader within the team with her charismatic…

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Being Outrageous

I have spent most of my life behaving myself. Doing the conventional and achieving success in a traditional way. Not that there is anything wrong with that. In fact, it has all turned out just fine. However, the question remains whether I would have achieved even more and/or…

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It’s About The Team

At today’s Varsity Sports Award ceremony at my daughters’ high school, I was heartened to see the next generation of leaders and reassured that, at least in a small corner of England, affirmative life lessons are being taught and learned. This is a sports program that is about more than simply winning. It is a…

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