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4 Leadership Models: for Parents, Coaches, and Other Leaders


Often the very best tips are the ones that come through word of mouth. The following four-sport parent hacks are a few I’ve observed or know about through friends and family and are so helpful I thought it was worth spreading the word.


With jobs that require frequent travel, it can be tough to always make it to your kid’s game. Trusty ole FaceTime is one of our favorite tools for keeping track of our kids’ sports when we can’t be there. I sat next to my friend recently at a basketball game. Her husband was out of town and wanted to be part of their daughter’s game. She dialed him up on FaceTime and the three of us watched together. He could see and hear the action, we could see and hear him and have almost a regular conversation. It was the next best thing to having him at the game.

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