After following up their 2015 NBA Championship with a record-setting 73-win 2015-2016 season, the Golden State Warriors have exploded onto sports' global stage. The star of the team is undoubtedly Stephen Curry, the baby-faced point guard whose speedy, nimble play and super-long-range accuracy have turned him into the modern-day Michael Jordan and the three-pointer into the modern-day slam dunk. But even though Curry may be the team's star, Draymond Green is its leader. How can that be the case, and what can this versatile forward teach us about leadership in the workplace?
One of the NBA's most acclaimed and tenured players announced his retirement this past week. Nash had a respected and decorated career in the NBA, but it didn’t come without its fair share of adversity. We'll take a look at a few ways Nash's hard-earned success can be applied off the court and inspire professionals to be MVPs in their careers.
Phil Jackson is a legendary former NBA coach and with 11 titles under his belt, he definitely knows a thing or two about leadership. Jackson recently published his memoir, "Eleven Rings," where he outlines what really led to his success. Below are the 11 principles that made him so successful.
Without the multi-million-dollar deals for dribbling, dunking, and defending, where would NBA players fit in among the regular-Joe’s of the working world based on expected earnings from their college majors? Miami Heat forward, Chris Bosh, for example would be looking at less than one half of one percent of his NBA salary had he pursued a career in graphic design.