A few weeks ago I met Rudy Ruttiger, the real
"Rudy"! He was enlightening, engaging, and truly an older version of
the character played by Sean Astin in the movie by the same name. His inspiring
story of a dreamer whose focus to play football at his beloved Notre Dame
University draws a terrific picture of the life of a Waymaker. While his life
after Notre Dame did not result in a pro football career, he continued to
contribute. He became a parent, a salesman, and a committed citizen investing
his life in others.
"When a defining moment comes, you define the moment or the moment defines you." This quote is from the movie "Tin Cup," with Kevin Costner playing the main character, Roy McAvoy.
While watching the movie "Tin Cup" this weekend, for what must be the 1000th time, I heard the above referenced quote differently than all the other times. Where was I before? The movie was filled with micro moments when the main character, Roy McAvoy is confronted with what are portrayed as "defining moments.
The Coates Perspective for May 23, 2013
Organizations To New Horizons.”
Leading in Tough Times
my many years of leadership consulting I’ve encountered good times and tough
times. Often, circumstances like a struggling economy or having to deal with a less than committed customer have been out of my control.
Whether serving in the Army or
working as a businessman this saying always rang true:“When the going gets tough the tough get going.”So, what are you
to do when you face tough times?
Quality Leadership Tips For You: The
Quality Leader’s Life
An Introduction To Leader-I-Tis: What
Leader-I-Tis is a horrible disease that attacks once healthy
organizations and severely impairs them, rendering them mostly ineffective and
impotent. Leader-I-Tis is the leading cause of broken relationships and the
killing of vision in an organization. Highly contagious, those without a strong
backbone are highly susceptible to infection. If detected early, there is a
cure that may save the organization from irrelevance.
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