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Winning Segments…

“We view the game as a series of 3 to 4 minute segments,”  said Kevin Eastman, assistant coach of the Boston Celtics.  “We want our guys to win every 3 to 4 minute segment.”  It was Sunday afternoon, a pre– season open practice for the Boston Celtics at the TD Garden.  The coaching staff doesn’t look at a 48 minute game nor does it look at 4 12 minute quarters.   Segments.  Each one stands alone.    Win or lose.  It got me thinking about transition.  Could transition benefit from this lens?  Take it one segment at a time.  Reach?  Experiment?  Win each one? Continue reading

Transition: Crafting an approach

“I wasn’t interested in leading a double life,” said AJ a former colleague of mine who co-founded Infuse, a not-for-profit entrepreneurship program for inner-city high school students in Silicon Valley.   Her dual risk arose because she works as a program manager at Infinera, a publicly traded optical networking company.   It’s easy to get inspired when speaking with AJ.   She is a bundle of energy and passion.  Aside from being enthused about her work at Infuse I’m fascinated by her dual dilemma ‘approach.’  Continue reading