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Titans, TSSAA Partner to Launch InSideOut Initiative in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — More than 50 educational leaders visited Nissan Stadium on Monday for the official state launch of the InSideOut Initiative, a model that works to shift the focus of high school athletics away from the current “win-at-all-costs” culture and re-define the role of interscholastic sports in the lives of students and communities. The Tennessee…

Who is Your Red Jones? Reflections on a Transformational Coach

“A coach will impact more people in one year than the average person will in an entire lifetime.” – Billy Graham Everyone needs a Red Jones in their life; that person who is a caring mentor and difference-maker during your childhood years. For me, that person was Red Jones. And if it weren’t for baseball, I would never…

The Continual Process of Transformational Leadership

As the start of fall activities nears, it reminds me that summer is quickly coming to a close. It also means that I’ve spent considerable time planning for transformational leadership opportunities for the upcoming school year. While I’ve been teaching and speaking about the principles of common language (specifically goals vs. purpose and transactional vs….

Tennessee seeks to transform “win-at-all-costs” sports culture

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – The InSideOut Initiative—a nonprofit aimed at transforming the “win-at-all-costs” sports culture in communities across the country—will launch soon in Tennessee. Sports engage more individuals, families, and communities in a shared experience than any other cultural activity, organization or religion. Three out of four American families with school-aged children will have at…

Reclaiming the Space…Who Has the time?

The junk drawer at home—you know the one. The one that everything gets shoved into before company comes. The one that houses the pens that don’t work, the gadgets you never use, or the Tupperware covers you can’t ever seem to find. Each break in your schedule it is on the list to get addressed,…