Leadership in Hockey: Absurdities

This week’s sports stat is a small collection of hockey absurds. 1. Wayne Gretzky has left the building. – AND – 2. Sean Avery is more interested in Fashion than Forward. 1. Wayne Gretzky has left the building. No, he’s not dead (he wasn’t that lively last time I saw him…), but he has retired …

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Nonverbal Influence in Hockey – Sports Stat for September 21

This week’s sports stat is back to hockey. I do my best to mix in the sports, but . . . I guess I have a first love. Growing up it was football – Joe Montana – no competition, but for business, it’s been hockey. Every game is like watching the life cycle of a …

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Running Mastery: Sports Stat of the Week

So you probably thought you’d hear about hockey this week given that preseason begins . . . now, but instead how about a diversion to running. In tandem with my research on the non verbal, environmental cues that foster the growth of super stars I get to look at super stars themselves. It’s really amazing …

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Sports Stat of the Week: HPHS Football Leadership

Preseason is in full swing.With that in mind a little stat on football leadership from a local high school. In researching the athletic prowess and at Highland Park High School for comparison with its academic (Nobels and Rhodes) prowess, I stumbled across this little tidbit . . . of our big stars in the NFL, …

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Sports Stat of the Week – Favre Leadership

Minnesota Signs McKeon No, of course not. I wouldn’t last 2 snaps on a field full of kickers. Having had the opportunity to kick one between the uprights at Texas Stadium I can also state that I wouldn’t make it as a kicker (missed completely). Even those of us without TV and Radio know that …

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Leadership in Hockey: Sports Stat August 17

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Sports Stat of the Week: Leadership in Hockey
I do (heart) hockey so back to hockey this week. The question ticking along today is, “How well do teams with one dominant player do . . . as determined by time on the ice.” In other words, do teams who keep 1-2 guys on the ice all the time do better than teams who more evenly rotate their fellas?

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