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Chasing Greatness Blog – Leadership Lessons

Don writes each week about the lessons we can learn from the world of sports
that translate into greatness in business leadership.

Learning From Roger Federer’s Wimbledon Loss: Are You Performing At The Top Of Your Game?

Learning From Roger Federer's Wimbledon Loss: Are You Performing At The Top Of Your Game?

Sunday afternoon, my wife and children sat next to me, huddled anxiously around my cell phone. We were watching one of the most remarkable finals in Wimbledon history, the epic 4-hour-and-57-minute slugfest between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic.

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The Weight Of Greatness: Naomi Osaka And The Struggle To Be Best

The Weight Of Greatness: Naomi Osaka And The Struggle To Be Best

“I just felt like there’s been a weight on me.”

Those were the words of Naomi Osaka after she lost in straight sets during the first week of the French Open. The loss dropped Osaka to number two in the world, a result that Osaka said, “was probably the best thing that could happen to me.”

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Be The Same, Whether You’re Up Or Down: A Lesson From Golden State’s Steve Kerr

Be The Same, Whether You're Up Or Down: A Lesson From Golden State's Steve Kerr

Tonight, the Golden State Warriors will lace up for a make-or-break game against the Toronto Raptors. Down three games to one in the NBA Finals, the Warriors are on the verge of unexpectedly losing a championship many expected them to win. To be fair, the Warriors have dealt with untimely injuries, a part-owner who lost his mind, and the apparent ascension of Kawai Leonard into the annals of NBA legends.

The one constant?

Head coach Steve Kerr’s messaging.

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The Value Of Chemistry And Culture: Kawhi Leonard Leaves The Money To Win With Friends

The Value Of Chemistry And Culture: Kawhi Leonard Leaves The Money To Win With Friends

The biggest fireworks of the 4th of July didn’t officially happen on Thursday. Instead, they erupted late on Friday, July 5th, when Kawhi Leonard announced that he was signing a free-agent contract with his hometown Los Angeles Clippers.

And he was bringing fellow LA native Paul George with him.

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It’s Never Too Late: What Best-Selling Author David Epstein Teaches Us About Career Paths

It’s Never Too Late: What Best-Selling Author David Epstein Teaches Us About Career Paths

Of all my Sports Illustrated alums/colleagues, few have fascinated me like David Epstein. His path to becoming a writer at the magazine was very non-traditional, and the way he thought of subjects and numbers was even more outside-the-lines. So when his publisher sent me a copy of his new book and suggested it would make me think differently about my potential path to the top, I absolutely took notice.

That book – Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World – was even more inspiring than I imagined it might be.

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Will You Be Ready When Your Number Is Called? Learn From FSU’s Tim Becker’s Wild Weekend

When I sent a request to talk with a central figure of the biggest sports story of the weekend, his coach told me he’d have to wait until the player awoke to schedule a time. If I’d had the weekend Tim Becker had, I don’t know that I’d ever want to wake up.

Unless you’re a diehard Florida State Seminoles fan or a rabid fan of college baseball, you likely have never heard of Tim Becker. And even the hardest of hard-core FSU fans probably hadn’t heard of him until he unleashed an amazing display this weekend.

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Don Yaeger - Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), longtime Associate Editor for Sports Illustrated, 11-time New York Times best-selling author, leadership expert and executive coach.

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