NFL head coach Mike Smith lead one of the most remarkable turnarounds
in NFL history. In the season prior to his arrival in 2008, the Atlanta
Falcons had a 4–12 record and the franchise had never before achieved
back-to-back winning seasons. Under Smith’s leadership, the Falcons
earned an 11–5 record in his first season and would go on to become
perennial playoff and Super Bowl contenders earning Smith AP Coach of
year in 2008 and voted Coach of Year by his peers in 2008, 2010 and
You Win in the Locker Room First draws on the
extraordinary experiences of Coach Mike Smith and Jon Gordon—consultant
to numerous college and professional teams—to explore the seven powerful
principles that any business, school, organization, or sports team can
adopt to revitalize their organization.
Step by step, the authors
outline a strategy for building a thriving organization and provide a
practical framework that give leaders the tools they need to create a
great culture, lead with the right mindset, create strong relationships,
improve teamwork, execute at a higher level, and avoid the pitfalls
that sabotage far too many leaders and organizations.
to sharing what went right with the Falcons, Smith also transparently
shares what went wrong his last two seasons and provides invaluable
lessons leaders can take away from his victories, success, failures and
Whether it’s an executive leadership team of a Fortune
500 company, a sports team, an emergency room team, military team, or a
school team successful leaders coach their team and develop, mentor,
encourage, and guide them. This not only improves the team, it improves
the leaders and their relationships, connections, and organization.
You Win in the Locker Room First
offers a rare behind-the-scenes look at one of the most pressure packed
leadership jobs on the planet and what leaders can learn from these
experiences in order to build their own winning team. Download and start listening now!