Bill Ferriter has written an exceptional post titled Lessons Learned from the LeBronathon. . .. sharing his thoughts on what we in education can learn from the Lebron James saga.
Whether you’re a basketball fan or not, I think it’s a must-read.
Just to “wet your appetite” I’m going to list his three lessons here, but you really need to go to his post to read his explanation of each one:
Talented people want to work in circumstances where they know that they’ve got a chance to succeed
No one person is talented enough to turn around any enterprise
Belittling and berating are really poor recruiting strategies