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The Needed Response to those that “Lead by Example”

The Needed Response to those that “Lead by Example”

We are back with Episode 2 of our 6-part Season Set-Up Series designed to help coaches get their team's leadership to a new level this year. This episode is centered around the common leadership style of leading by example, which is how many players would describe how...

Creating a Winning Environment – Featuring Kayla Smith

Creating a Winning Environment – Featuring Kayla Smith

We are joined by local Chick-fil-A Owner and Operator, Kayla Smith. Kayla's passion for developing the next generation of leaders make her an incredible guest for this episode, where she and Adam discuss how to create a winning environment with your team. Adam also...

Can Captains be Underclassmen?

Can Captains be Underclassmen?

Regional Coach Aseem Rastogi joins Adam during this episode to continue their conversation regarding team captains, which they shared in a previous episode. This episode focuses on the possibility of having captains that are underclassmen, which is well outside the...

GTT – Is Your Team Helping or Hurting?

GTT – Is Your Team Helping or Hurting?

Groups are special, because together they can bring out the best in one another. But if you're not careful, groups also have the ability to bring out the worst. This Green Team Talk challenges you to understand if the individuals who make up your team are helping...

Building a Leadership Program in Your Program

Building a Leadership Program in Your Program

This episode shares our experiences and the specific ways we have worked to build leadership programs at the youth, high school, and collegiate levels. Lead 'Em Up Regional Coach Aseem Rastogi also joins the episode to give insight on his years of leadership building...

Should you Reconsider Having a Guest Speaker?

Should you Reconsider Having a Guest Speaker?

The discussion in this episode centers around the impact a guest speaker has on your team. Almost every team engages in this at some point throughout their season, yet there are few conversations being had about the true impact these events bring to teams. We hope...

Maryland Football’s Jake Funk

Maryland Football’s Jake Funk

Former Gatorade High School Player of the Year, Maryland Football standout, and NFL draft prospect Jake Funk joins the show to share his incredible leadership experience. Jake's perspective as a captain of a Division 1 football team is a must listen for players...

To Captain or not to Captain?

To Captain or not to Captain?

We've seen teams with team captains that may not have earned those roles. We've seen teams without team captains that desperately needed them. This episode dives into the thought process you may want to go through when it comes to team captains, as you prepare to lead...

GTT – Maximize vs Minimize

GTT – Maximize vs Minimize

Today we cover two distinctly different leadership mindsets. Some athletes make a great deal out of their contributions they make to the team, while failing to recognize their teammates. They maximize what they do while minimizing the roles of others. Other athletes...

Why Good Kids are a Trap to Good Leadership

Why Good Kids are a Trap to Good Leadership

Every coach wants to be able to say they have "good kids" on their team. However, over and over, we've seen teams in this situation lack the leadership necessary to reach their potential. Why is that? This episode dives into the answer, as well as how your team can...

GTT – Focus vs Fun

GTT – Focus vs Fun

Green Teams understand and practice the perfect balance between focus and fun. In this episode you'll learn the importance of perfecting this balance.

Lead ‘Em Up Podcast Trailer

Lead ‘Em Up Podcast Trailer

Welcome to the Lead ‘Em Up Podcast, powered by Chick-Fil-A. Join me (Adam Bradley), the Lead ‘Em Up team and a list of special friends as we bring you a new 2-in-1 podcast we believe you’re going to love. What’s a 2-in-1 podcast? Let me explain. Once you subscribe to...