Monthly Archives: March 2014

Getting it right vs. having passion

Some might say she doesn’t get the dance steps right. (She doesn’t). Some might say she distracts the kids who are trying to get it right. (She does.) Some might say her behavior is disruptive to the show. (It is.) Some might say she co-opts the attention from the other kids in the show. (Yep.) […]

A Stone? A Wall? Or a Cathedral?

“Why do you want this job?”  is one of my standard job interview questions.  Once a very confident, quite credentialed coach I was interviewing explained to me, “I’m just here to coach gymnastics.”  “Then you won’t be a good fit here, “ I replied. The candidate looked puzzled, so I went on to tell him […]