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Brad Stevens: Be Respectful Of Others In New Situations

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Brad Stevens (@BCCoachStevens) -- PCA National Advisory Board Member and Head Coach for the Boston Celtics -- is known as a positive coach. Before joining the Celtics, he rose to prominence as the preternaturally calm and cool coach of the Butler University basketball team that he led to consecutive NCAA title game appearances.

Stevens shares here how a calm and collected attitude helps him engage in new situations, especially coming into a leadership role in an established organization. He understands that “Rome was not built in a day,” and he respects the process of learning the strengths and weaknesses of the players and staff members around him.

Stevens recommends that new leaders observe and analyze the people around them in order to maximize their best abilities and skill sets. He is against coming into a situation and treating others like they are under you. Stevens believes bossing people around disrespects the accomplishments and good ideas of others.