Tom Izzo is one of the most successful college basketball coaches ever.
But you don’t have to care a lick about basketball to benefit from the two Tom Izzo quotes I’m about to share.
Here is the first, which I heard him say a few nights ago:
Discipline is the greatest form of love you can show someone.
And here is the second, which I am paraphrasing since I don’t remember his exact wording. He was in a press conference responding to a question about how he viewed his role as a coach:
My job is to hold players accountable to their dreams.
The reason why Izzo has been such a successful basketball coach is because he provides a consistent source of discipline for his players, which in turn helps them achieve their individual and team goals.
It’s a simple formula. Not easy, of course. But simple.
And it got me to thinking … Continue Reading