Nov 20, 2020
Geno Aureimma has 35 years under his belt as the UConn women’s basketball coach and the level of success he’s reached is unparalleled. You don’t win 11 national championships and put together six perfect seasons without being a tremendous leader. No matter what line of work you’re in, Auriemma’s approach to coaching, managing personnel, and business can provide some valuable lessons.
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What we discuss on this show:
1:43 – Welcome in Coach Auriemma
1:54 – How he got into basketball living in Italy
3:24 – Transitioning from player to coach
4:58 – How much of coaching is a natural talent?
6:45 – Can you get too close to your players or the people that work for you in a business?
8:26 – How do you find the leadership qualities in a player?
11:22 – Changing your approach based on your personnel
13:11 – What challenges has COVID created for the team?
19:43 – The historic winning streak
22:18 – If you could talk to any three people in history, who would they be?