Maryland Football Death – Where Did Leadership Fail?

By Steven Mays | October 30, 2018 | 4 Comments

Power of 3 Leadership Paradigm Tragedy Strikes Recently, a tragedy occurred in the University of Maryland football program.  Jordan McNair collapsed during a training session and subsequently died.  The University acknowledged responsibility for the death.  They launched investigations into the events leading to Jordan’s death and into the culture of the football program. The University…

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Mission Versus Personality

By Steven Mays | April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

It is not necessary for everyone on a team to like one another in order to achieve leadership. Focus on the mission can overcome personality conflicts. The 1908 Chicago Cubs proved that concept while winning the world series.

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Power versus Leadership

By Steven Mays | April 25, 2018 | 1 Comment

There is a difference between power and leadership.  In simplest terms, power is the ability to impact the actions of another without their consent.  Leadership is getting others to act for a common goal based on their consent.

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The No-Win Scenario

By Steven Mays | April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Leaders cannot solve every problem. There are times when no solution seems appropriate. Nevertheless, leaders are expected to act even in the most confounding situations.

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Responding to Failure

By Steven Mays | April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

There are some implications of probability theory for leaders that cannot be ignored.   Among them are the Leadership Rules of Probability listed below and a humorous example of the concept.

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