Quin Snyder: On Process, Patience and How An Elite Defence is Built

“I don’t think people realise how intelligent he is. His basketball IQ is on a different level.”
-Paul Millsap

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“The biggest [challenge] offensively is spacing… When you’re the best player on the floor, sometimes it doesn’t matter where you are as much. People have to kind of react to you. And now you’re in a situation where there’s people with equal or more ability than you on the offensive end, and [you’re figuring] out how you need to space to help them, and also to help yourself to facilitate high percentage offence.”
Quin Snyder, Head Coach of the Utah Jazz

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The Surprising Secret to Being a Good Boss

“I would argue that criticising your employees when they screw up is not just your job, it’s actually your moral obligation.”
-Kim Scott

“To be a good manager you need to be honest and direct…”
-Kim Scott

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Grit: The Power of Passion & Perseverance

Insights on Self-Control & Grit

Angela Lee Duckworth is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania; she studies intangible concepts such as self-control and grit to determine how they might predict both academic and professional success.

Angela studies grit and self-control, two attributes that are distinct from IQ and yet powerfully predict success and well-being. A 2013 MacArthur “Genius” Fellow, Angela has advised the White House, the World Bank, NBA and NFL teams, and Fortune 500 CEOs. Currently, she serves as a faculty director for Wharton People Analytics, an initiative that helps organisations adopt the latest insights from social science research.

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