Win the Day!

Yesterday at NorthStar we began a new series entitled “Win the Day” which is all about how to live a life that counts!  Our lives are truly a compilation of the individual days we live all put together.  Therefore, if we can win every day individually, we can live a winning life!   I believe […]

Spiritual Leadership

I meet very few people in the world that I walk in that are on a journey in leadership!  We all desire to be the best we can be to lead the people & teams that have been put around us!  However, we always do not know what it means to be a “spiritual leader” […]

Great Teams

There are a lot of things that I want for NorthStar but one of the greatest things that I desire is that we are a great team!  Here are some things that I have learned about great teams……. They figure out ways to get the job done when the odds are stacked against them!  It […]


Timing is everything….Great things & great ideas started at the wrong time just don’t make it!  They are forgotten and shelved in the world of “mistakes” when in fact, they may have been great but the “time” was not right for them yet! I have been asked a ton of times about what God has […]

Lesson: Great coaches know their systems

Every coach that I ever played for through the years had his own way of doing things.  Some coaches just emulated what they had seen their coaches do,  but then there were a few that were unique and they knew their:  players, program & environment so well!  Everything they did had purpose & meaning and […]

Lesson: A great day is when your team outplays your coaching!

I have been off the field long enough and in coaching to see games where your team executes to the point you realize that talent & heart took over and outpaced your coaching!  You sit there as a coach and know that you will get some of the credit for the victory but in reality, […]

Lesson 2…..Your job is to play not to coach

One of the things that drove me absolutely crazy as  player and now as a coach of young men was when a player on the field wants to “coach” his teammates rather than “encourage” his teammates!  Every time I met with my new team each year, this is one of the first things that I […]

Lesson 1 “There is never time to take a play off”

I am going to shoot to start a series of post  and how we can take lessons from the “field” and apply it to things that we are going through in life.  There are so many correlations between the things that we face daily and the things that are gleaned from the time we spend […]