[Originally posted on March 3, 2019 on dickerson-bakker.com and repurposed for advocace.com]
A friend recently invited me to attend a fundraiser for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes featuring Dabo Swinney, the renowned head coach of the number-one rated Clemson Tigers, two-time national champions. This was a particular treat for me because I love college football and I’m a big fan of Clemson University, where my daughter is a senior this year.
Dabo did not disappoint. Ask anyone who knows Dabo Swinney how he built the nation’s number one college football program, and they will tell you he did it by the sheer strength of his leadership. Want to learn how to lead like Dabo and build your own high-performing team? Here are three leadership lessons from the best coach of all time:
Talent matters most.
Whether in football or in fundraising, you cannot build a high-performing team without high-performing people. Dabo is known for his skill at rec ...Read more »