Category Archives: Auburn football

The Spread Offense in Your Business


Here’s the rub. Each team’s spread is different. Some pass to run, others run to pass, and some do a little of both. Texas A&M passes to set up their runs while Auburn runs to set up their passes. So which is it, and how does this relate to business? Continue reading

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Chop Wood, Carry Water


“Before enlightenment, chop wood, carry water, after enlightenment, chop wood, carry water” is an old Zen saying regarding work. When Gary Danielson used it in the third quarter of the Iron Bowl to reference Auburn’s workmanlike comeback, I was reminded … Continue reading

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Team Chemistry – How Do I Maintain It?


What makes John Wooden such a unique coach? Why did he abruptly retire at the height of his success, and what happened to UCLA afterward? We would not know John Wooden if he had not only achieved team success, but … Continue reading

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Team Chemistry – What Is It and How Do I Get It?


Today Auburn is the #1 team in the BCS football poll. Two years ago they had a losing season; last year they started strong then faded in the second half. This year most analysts predicted they could go 9-3 at … Continue reading

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SI, The 80/20 Rule, and Coasting(1)


If I asked you what SI stands for, I suspect 80% of the answers would be Sports Illustrated. And if I asked for what Sports Illustrated is best known, why does swimwear come to mind? Only a small percentage would … Continue reading

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