Category Archives: LaKo’s Lessons

Knute Rockne on Leaders

You really cannot lead if you are just like everyone else – part of the flock. Transformational and aspirational leaders are comfortable in their own skin, making those tough, unpopular decisions. They may even intentionally stand alone to resist the … Continue reading

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LaKo’s Lesson of the Month: Leadership

In other words, leadership is an action word, a verb. You can study it, but you cannot become one, a leader, until you are actually leading. And leading is different from managing. Managers maintain the status quo. Leaders challenge that … 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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LaKo’s Lesson of the Month: New Beginnings

At first glance, new beginnings seems like something more appropriate for January when every one is making new year’s resolutions of all the changes they wish to make. Actually, if I had thought of it then, I would have made … Continue reading

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Why Athletes Shouldn’t Stick to Sports 

Hold on to your hats cause for some of you the next sentence will be shocking. Professional athletes are not only real people, human beings, but in most cases they are citizens of the United States. I know, take a … Continue reading

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Select Competition: We like competition except in the real world

In the U.S., we love sports. Sports is all about competition. It can be argued that we love sports more than we love God. Football is the national pastime as well as foremost religion. The one thing you can count … Continue reading

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Be Wary of NFL Even If Kaepernick Is Signed

In this week’s saga of Colin Kaepernick who peacefully and quietly took a knee during the national anthem, the Ravens considered signing him since their starting QB, Flacco is injured. Even if Kaepernick is signed it doesn’t mean that the … Continue reading

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