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Leadership in Action: Dividends and Interest - A Leader in His Fields by Craig Chappelow

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DRAWING FROM LIFE

And so it is for John Admire—retired general, father, husband, community figure, school president, and now fledgling soccer coach. He never played the sport growing up, and he laughingly credits everything he knows about the game to Amazon.com.

With three young sons of my own, I have spent a lot of time along the sidelines of the behavioral laboratory known as youth soccer. During that time I have observed a variety of leadership approaches. From the vantage point of my battered aluminum lawn chair it seems as though the best coaches are those who understand how to apply the leadership lessons from other parts of their life experiences to coaching soccer—regardless of their knowledge of the sport.

Here are a few things I have ...

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