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Jim Burson blog The Coaching Connection; Make Each Day a Gift; www.JimBurson.com

Make Each Day a Gift

I recently read The Ultimate Gift by Jim Stovall. If you could pick one gift to receive in your life, what would it be? A job that pays $250,000 or more? A division I head coaching job? A new car and house? Inherit a fortune? The book was about an older rich gentleman who died […]

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Jim Burson blog The Coaching Connection: Beat Your Drum Louder; www.jimburson.com

Beat Your Drum Louder

Summer basketball EYBL for Nike has ended this weekend with the crowning of a new champion, the Oakland Soldiers! The Augusta Peach Jam is the premier event of the summer. It is the best: the best players, the best traditions and all of the best coaches in the country How can you make the best […]

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The Coaching Connection

The Coaching Connection

Jim Burson blog; Storm the Field: The Coaching Connection; www.JimBurson.com

Storm the Field

    Wow! What a game! The Buckeyes versus the Wolverines. It lived up to all the hype. Very seldom do I watch the entire game, but the magnitude of the playing and of the game pulled me in and I was hooked. My granddaughter, Margo Nelis, is a freshman at Ohio State and was […]

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Jim Burson blog; This Is Why I Coach; www.jimburson.com

This Is Why I Coach

With joy in my heart I’d like to share an email exchange I had this week with Ken Gandola, who played for me 50 years ago! November 1, 1966 was the first day of the season. I was 25 years old and was fired up about life. It was the start of my third season as […]

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Summer basketball explosion; Solution-Based Basketball® www.jimburson.com

Great Basketball Moves

The announcement of Brad Stevens’ appointment as the Celtics new head coach was about as surprising to me as if I had been named to that position. Not because he’s not competent or that he isn’t a great coach. On the contrary; he is both of these. No, the reason this is so surprising is […]

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The Coaching Connection

The Coaching Connection

The Blue Angels; Solution-Based Basketball® www.jimburson.com

Evaluate for Excellence

Evaluating in good times and not-so-good times is more important to your basketball program than you can imagine. The best of the best have ongoing formal evaluation processes that help them get where they want to go and help them keep their leadership positions.

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