Exemplary Leadership, Weekly Roundup

Exemplary Leadership. The Wednesday Weekly Roundup is Where The Coaching Conversation Points You to Interesting Articles on Coaching, Leadership, Sports, Performance, Health and Fitness, and sometimes, money.

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings dies; longtime Baltimore advocate (Baltimore Sun)

A great man; an exemplary leader

“I’m here for a season and a reason,” the veteran Democratic lawmaker said this summer in his Capitol Hill office, sitting below framed photographs of civil rights leaders Nelson Mandela and Coretta Scott King. “I don’t know why I’m here, I don’t know how long I’ll be here, but I’m here. And I’m going to make the best of it.”

A Generation’s Leader Says Farewell: Shalane Flanagan Retires from Pro Running (Women’s Running)

Well respected and very successful, one of the best ever.

4-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan retires from professional running (CNN)

“I have felt my North Star shifting, my passion and purpose is no longer about MY running; it’s more and more about those around me,” Flanagan wrote. “All I’ve ever known, in my approach to anything, is going ALL IN. So I’m carrying this to coaching. I want to be consumed with serving others the way I have been consumed with being the best athlete I can be.”

Practices of Exemplary Leadership–Kouzes and Posner (Businessballs)

The 5 leadership practices of an exemplary leader drawing on the 1987 book The Leadership Challenge.

Above & Beyond (ourstate.com)

It’s the tower, the open metal scaffolding, the way it looms like a giant skeleton, the old bones of something once mighty, that draws out the sweaty palms.

Jose Altuve’s hitting is art, but it’s science, too (Houston Chronicle)

“He sees things like no one else sees things. It involves eyes, the way people are wired and their physical abilities.

The Latest: Zimmerman goes deep in 1st World Series at-bat (AP)

Zimmerman, the first player drafted by the Washington Nationals in 2005, hit a two-out solo homer in the second inning off Houston starter Gerrit Cole

Cool Twitter Thread of Exemplary Leadership (he’s playing in the World Series)
Brandon Taubman’s behavior was intolerable. The Astros’ response is reprehensible. (Washington Post)

Not exemplary leadership here.

Skin in the Game (TCC)
‘Baby Shark’ song used to soothe toddler becomes rallying cry in Lebanon (Reuters)
Female CFOs Brought in $1.8 Trillion More Than Male Peers (Bloomburg)
Shaq Defends Free Speech on NBA Opening Night: ‘Daryl Morey Was Right’ (Daily Beast)
Who Is Bill Taylor, and Why Was His Testimony to Congress So Shocking? (Slate)
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National Women’s Soccer League announces expansion to Louisville in 2021 (NWSLSoccer)
Expansion for 2021 is announced.
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A great example of exemplary leadership–the USWNT– this book has been updated and is in paperback.

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