It’s that time of year… March Madness! Even if you’re not a fan of college basketball, it can be easy to get caught up in the excitement of the NCAA Basketball Tournament. The competition of the win-to-advance tournament style play. The suspense. The team that becomes the next cinderella story. The buzzer-beaters. The emotion of it all.… Continue reading Bracketology

Four Things We Can Learn From Steph Curry

Whether you follow the NBA or not, there’s a pretty decent chance you’ve heard of Steph Curry. He’s taken over the league, recently being named league MVP for the second straight year. Four things we can learn from him are: 1. Believe, even when others doubt your potential Steph Curry wasn’t recruited by NCAA power conference schools. He ended up at… Continue reading Four Things We Can Learn From Steph Curry

Intangibles Matter

A year ago, the Kansas City Royals were six outs away from elimination in their first playoff game after a 29 season playoff drought. Down four runs heading into the eighth inning, they completed one of the most improbable comebacks in MLB playoff history, winning 9-8 in 12 innings. In that game, they came from behind three times (including… Continue reading Intangibles Matter

Student-centered Classrooms

Last week “Coach K” (Mike Krzyzewski) won his fifth NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship game as the coach of Duke University (second only to UCLA’s John Wooden’s historic ten Championships). Something he said post game during this year’s NCAA tournament has stuck with me. He doesn’t have a system that he expects his… Continue reading Student-centered Classrooms