59+ Bill Walsh Quotes On Coaching, Coaching And Mentoring And Death
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- Your path and purpose will become crystal clear when you begin to trust your vision.
- Good talent with bad attitude equals bad talent.
- Invest in great relationships, they will pay a lifetime of dividends.
- Failure is part of success, an integral part. Everybody gets knocked down. Knowing it will happen and what you must do when it does is the first step back.
- Many people erroneously think they have only one chance to succeed, and if they miss that chance, they are doomed to failure. In fact, most people have several opportunities to succeed.
- Nothing is more effective than sincere, accurate praise, and nothing is more lame than a cookie-cutter compliment.
- The minute you step away from the negative people in your life you will instantly see the beauty in your horizon.
- If you see players who hate practice, their coach isn't doing a very good job.
- Your enthusiasm becomes their enthusiasm; your lukewarm presentation becomes their lukewarm interest in what you're offering.
- You can only succeed when people are communicating, not just from the top down, but in complete interchange. Communication comes from fighting off my ego and listening.
Bill Walsh Short Quotes
- Nothing is more effective than sincere, accurate praise.
- Before you can win the fight, You’ve got to be in the fight.
- Act like a VIP and become a VIP
- Strong leaders don't plead with individuals to perform.
- Find a great mentor who believes in you, your life will change forever!
- We have a lot of players in their first year. Some of them are also in their last year.
- Champions behave like champions before they are champions
- The proper use of commas is often more art than science.
- Commit yourself to something you have a passion for.
- Victory is produced by and belongs to all.
Bill Walsh Quotes On Coaching
The absolute bottom line in coaching is organization and preparing for practice. — Bill Walsh
Innovation involves anticipation. It is having a broad base of knowledge on your subject and an ability to see where the end game is headed. Use all your knowledge to get their first. Set the trend and make the competition counter you — Bill Walsh
As the leader, part of the job is to be visible and willing to communicate with everyone — Bill Walsh
Bill Walsh Quotes On Copy
Writers' bedtimes vary, but few have been spared the shock of a copy editor's early wake-up call. — Bill Walsh
If any sort of error is inexcusable, it's an incorrect phone number. One of the cardinal rules of copy editing is that every phone number published must be checked. — Bill Walsh
Machines aren't replacing proofreaders at all. Copy editors, who proofread and much, much more, use spellcheck as a tool but read every word that appears in the paper. — Bill Walsh
Bill Walsh Famous Quotes And Sayings
The culture precedes positive results. It doesn't get tacked on as an afterthought on your way to the victory stand. Champions behave like champions before they're champions: they have a winning standard of performance before they are winners. — Bill Walsh
People thrive on positive reinforcement. They can take only a certain amount of criticism and you may lose them altogether if you criticize them in a personal way... you can make a point without being personal. Don't insult or belittle your people. Instead of getting more out of them you will get less — Bill Walsh
For me the starting point for everything - before strategy, tactics, theories, managing, organizing, philosophy, methodology, talent, or experience - is work ethic. Without one of significant magnitude, you're dead in the water. — Bill Walsh
One of the common traits of outstanding performers-coaches, athletes, managers, sales representatives, executives, and others who face a daily up/down, win/lose accounting system-is that a rejection, that is, defeat, is quickly forgotten, replaced eagerly by pursuit of a new order, client, or opponent. — Bill Walsh
To a winner, complacency and overconfidence can be destructive. To losers, desperation and despondency are just as harmful. — Bill Walsh
Everybody's got an opinion. Leaders are paid to make a decision. The difference between offering an opinion and making a decision is the difference between working for the leader and being the leader. — Bill Walsh
Calculated risks are part of what you do, but the idea that something completely crazy will work just because it's completely crazy is completely crazy. — Bill Walsh
Consistent motivation usually comes from a consuming desire to be able to perform at your best under pressure, namely, the pressure produced by tough competition. If a player needed me to light a fire under him by turning the other team into a demon, he was lacking something I couldn't give him. — Bill Walsh
Writing headlines is a specialty - there are outstanding writers who will tell you they couldn't write a headline to save their lives. — Bill Walsh
If I have any talent, it's in the artistic end of football. The variation of movement of 11 players and the orchestration of that facet of football is beautiful to me. — Bill Walsh
I have a sense of humor. I usually come off as very serious, but I definitely have a dry sense of humor. — Bill Walsh
"Extra effort," in whatever form it takes (mental, physical, emotional), cannot be sustained without eventual damage and diminishing returns. There has to be a very acute awareness on your part as to the level of exertion and the toll it's taking on those you lead. — Bill Walsh
The dash helps to indicate that the two thoughts are intimately related, and it's less stodgy than a semicolon, which would have performed the same function (and who talks in semicolons?). — Bill Walsh
Concentrate on what will produce results rather than on the results, the process rather than the prize. — Bill Walsh
90 percent of the time the terms are misused or unnecessary. Not every image obtained from a computer is a screen shot. — Bill Walsh
Your attitude will unlock the mystery of success you seek! — Bill Walsh
We all know gifs are pronounced "jifs," right? Their creator says so, damn it! — Bill Walsh
If your why is strong enough you will figure out how! — Bill Walsh
Everybody isn't everybody. — Bill Walsh
Consistent effort is a consistent challenge. — Bill Walsh
When you stand and overcome a significant setback, you'll find an increasing inner confidence and self-assurance that has been created by conquering defeat. Absorbing and overcoming this kind of punishment engenders a sober, steely toughness that results in a hardened sense of independence and a personal belief that you can take on anything, survive and win. — Bill Walsh
I often think about the class differences involved in "jobs" vs. "careers." — Bill Walsh
I've observed that if individuals who prevail in a highly competitive environment have any one thing in common besides success, it is failure—and their ability to overcome it. — Bill Walsh
I'm not one of those "omg texting kids rite bad" alarmists. I just think there's an interesting nexus where the Internet itself hastened language change when it comes to Internet terms. — Bill Walsh
I caution against beginning or ending a quotation with ellipses. — Bill Walsh
There is a weird phenomenon where technology seems to be getting dumber in some ways as it gets smarter. — Bill Walsh
My theory is that, just like with omitting a final comma in a list when not essential for meaning, publishers are trying to save paper and ink or pixels on-screen. — Bill Walsh
A harsh reality of newspaper editing is that the deadlines don't allow for the polish that you expect in books or even magazines. — Bill Walsh
Afford each person the same respect, support, and fair treatment you would expect if your roles were reversed. Deal with people individually, not as objects who are part of a herd-that's the critical factor. — Bill Walsh
The ability to help the people around me self-actualize their goals underlines the single aspect of my abilities and the label that I value most—teacher. — Bill Walsh
By instinct we-leaders-want to run hard all the time; by intellect we know this is not possible. Reconciling those two positions in the context of leadership is an ongoing challenge. — Bill Walsh
Flying by the seat of your pants precedes crashing by the seat of your pants. — Bill Walsh
On occasion I omit commas. On occasion, I use them. (The more you know about English, the less you're likely to think there are unbreakable "rules" for a lot of these things.) — Bill Walsh
Life Lessons by Bill Walsh
- Bill Walsh taught us to always strive for excellence, no matter the task. He believed that if you put in the hard work, you can achieve anything.
- He also taught us to never give up, even when faced with adversity. He believed that if you persevere, you can overcome any challenge.
- Lastly, he taught us to always be open to learning and growing, no matter how much experience or knowledge we may already have. He believed that if you stay humble and open to new ideas, you can always improve.
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