Building Safety, Sharing Vulnerability, Establishing Purpose
Gregg Popovich, head coach of the San Antonio Spurs is the longest tenured active coach in any major U.S. sports league. He’s led the Spurs to all five of their NBA Championships. Popovich is a hard-core authoritarian with a volcanic temper, known for yelling and cussing at his players. How does he achieve unparalleled success and the deep respect and loyalty of his players?
Contrast Popovich with Tony Hsieh, founder of Zappos. Hsieh is generally known for saying less than anyone else in the room. Yet he, too, fosters success and loyalty.
It’s clear that personality isn’t the key. So what is? Continue reading Skills to Create Culture (Part 1/3)