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Coaching a professional basketball team is not different from managing a team of corporate employees. You have stars, utility players and bench warmers, all of whom thrive when their coach tailors his approach to their unique talents, weaknesses and contributions to the team. Bare Knuckle People Management speaks directly to managers who have been frustrated by the notion that all employees need to be treated equally and with kids’ gloves.
—Mike D’Antoni, Head Coach of the New York Knicks
Posts by Sean O'Neil
Specifically, I’m reflecting on those peculiar sorts who bring vulnerability on themselves by putting themselves “out there” and thereby expose themselves to their own emotional injury.
You …Read More
I’ve always been intent on leaving a big footprint wherever I go. I insert myself forcefully into a group interaction – a work meeting or a sales call or a cocktail party conversation. And despite the blustery title of my book and my in-your-face online presence, I tend to think …Read More
We recently returned from a family vacation on a perfectly beachy place called Block Island, RI, where, for the past 4 summers my brother-in-law and his wife rent a massive beachside house and graciously invite practically everyone they know to stay there, most of whom apparently accept.
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We recently wrapped up final exams in the O’Neil household.
My twin boys, Matt and Ryan, at 14 and on the cusp of high school, are suddenly far more interested in girls and their high school basketball careers than their grade point average. The boys’ mother, my dear wife Erin, …Read More