The Head Coach Manager's Blog

What does a manager do? What does a Head Coach do?

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Introduction

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Early Sunday morning the idea of starting a blog crossed my mind.  This idea then turned into daydreaming.  I started to daydream about this blog and what it would look like and what it would mean for me and for others.  My daydream then turned into planning, so I looked at a few blogs and a few different sites.  My curiosity peaked when I realized that my laptop came installed with Windows Live Writer and that it linked directly to WordPress.  Before I finally made the final decision to start this blog, I did a quick search on Bing for “Top Blog Sites” and almost like an answered prayer, WordPress was listed as the most popular blog site.  I signed up and here I am…

So what’s the deal with the name of the blog? Or better yet, what is the point of my blog and what am I trying to accomplish? As you can clearly see, this blog is titled The Head Coach Manager.  The title popped into my mind after a series of discussions that I have had at work in which I’ve challenged a few leaders to look at their roles as leaders similar to that of a Head Coach.  What does a Head Coach do? He or she trains the team, he or she practices with the team, and he or she holds the team accountable.  How is that different from what leaders do in their day-to-day job?  There is none.  In my current role, I train my team, I practice with my team and I hold my team accountable.  So that’s where the name, The Head Coach Manager, came from.

I want to use this blog as a way to share the pieces of wisdom that I have learned throughout my years as a human being.  I want to use this blog as a way to help current leaders and potential leaders become better leaders in their lives, and in their careers.  I will share tips, quotes, nuggets, and advice that I have learned in my leadership journey.

I have not decided if I am going to update daily, randomly throughout the week, weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly.  Actually, now that I think about, I will probably update as time allows.  I’m a Store Manager for a wireless carrier and work over 40-hours a week.  I am also pursuing my Masters of Management and Leadership from Liberty University.  Furthermore, I have a wonderful wife and beautiful daughter that demand my attention.  So in other words; when life, work, or school is not happening, then I will update.

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January 24, 2011 at 3:11 am