Author Archives: LaKo

About LaKo

I'm a sports enthusiast who looks for lessons and analogies in sports and tries to apply those lessons to my personal and work life. In May 2013 I began my life as a runner with Black Girls Run!. Now, as a member of the Atlanta Track Club, I'm continuing my journey to preserve my sexy.

Organizational Stability: a lesson from the Steelers

Since 1969 the Pittsburgh Steelers have had only three head coaches.In comparison, another historic franchise, the Oakland Raiders has had 14 head coaches during that same period. Continue reading

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When Less is More: reducing the work week cause it’s time

Forty hours a week just doesn’t work anymore. Full time should really be 30 hours a week. Continue reading

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The Importance of Team: the lesson from LeBron

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are once again facing the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. It looks like the Cavaliers will be swept by the Warriors who lead the series 3-0. This is in spite of LeBron … Continue reading

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Why I Hate the Jordan v. LeBron Debate

  In one of my sports group on Facebook, the theme of most days is who is the NBA greatest of all time, the GOAT: Michael Jordan or LeBron James. Most in the group seem to be Jordanites, but there … Continue reading

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LaKo’s Lesson of the Month: Just Start

Have you ever had so much to do that you end up doing nothing? Well, that was I. Continue reading

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Winter Olympics So Black

The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang County, South Korea has more athletes of African descent than ever before with 13 athletes hailing from 8 African countries. The last time that I watched the Winter Olympics or any winter sport was … Continue reading

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The Official Black Panther Playlist

Many athletes have a musical playlist that gets them pumping before the big game. If you’re like me, you have quite a few playlists that you use to get your mind right for work. Not that we need a playlist … Continue reading

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