What One Organization Can Teach Us About Empowerment

Poverty by the Numbers 1 in 6: The consistent average number of Americans in poverty since 1970. 4 in 5: The number of Americans in poverty who will work their way out in less than three years. 3 in 10: Over 30% of Americans who have worked their way out of poverty...

The Discipline System That Will Transform Your Culture

How Building A New Courtroom Transformed A Community The neighborhood of Red Hook used to be one of the roughest, not just in all of Brooklyn, but in all of America. It was riddled with crime and drugs and supported one of the biggest public housing developments in...

Implementing the Commitment Tracking System

Listen to EVERY Article on the Audioblog Here 1% Better is Not A Mantra; It’s a System “Let’s get 1% better today!” Have you heard this? Maybe even said it? It’s a common mantra in sports today. This idea or mantra has been largely misinterpreted though—I’m...

Missed Opportunities to Develop Character

Typically, as a high-school coach, if you take your team of rowdy teenagers to dinner in a public restaurant, and the evening is forgettable, it was a success! As much as you want them to represent your program well, that often means, “Don’t be rude to the staff,...