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There is an old saying, you are only as strong as your weakest link.

It has become so popular that they even made a TV show from the name. I never watched it but if my memory is correct it was quite popular. No clue if it is still running.

It can be difficult in any organization to make sure that everyone is pulling their weight and contributing to the greater good on a regular basis. That is why we have organizational structures that start with the president and go down. Vice Presidents, managers, middle managers, and so on usually make up some sort of structure.

In a perfect world whatever structure would take care of itself. Those at the top would direct those below them in an optimal manner and that would continue to go down the line.

So, when a “kink” in the chain happens it can really effect the entire team. Miscommunication can happen. Issues with what gets done and when can cause a chain reaction of problems for the organization.

I imagine being in charge of a team of 150+ football players can be daunting. All hands on deck for everyone involved. If one person doesn’t do their job. If one coach doesn’t teach proper technique. If one player doesn’t cover their gap. All the work that everyone has done can unravel.

Now, look at the job Fred Hoiberg has. New school, new coaches, and an almost entirely new team. He is literally working from the ground up. Taking every resource he has to work out those kinks.

We need strong leaders in this world. Without them, very little would ever get done. On the field and off.

Anywho, I hope everyone had a great weekend and will have a productive week.


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