Brian Kight – Changing Culture

The Leadership Journey – Week 2, Changing the Culture

Brian Kight and Keith Grabowski team up for this special Leadership Journey edition of the Coach and Coordinator podcast. This podcast will occur weekly throughout the season, focusing on issues that teams face during the season. Kight discusses changing culture in today’s podcast.

01:20 Alonzo Highsmith’s observation on Hard Knocks
01:58 Patience and discipline in changing a culture
03:00 Culture matters to winning and the quality of the experience
04:10 Culture is not the objective; it must have a function and relevance
05:53 What are you changing the culture for?
06:10 Contribute to the environment you are in
08:29 Urgency plus patience with discipline
09:23 Not urgent enough in pressing people now
10:20 Don’t rush when you see the pay off
11:50 Be urgent in the day and patient over two years
12:58 What does urgency done correctly look like?
13:55 Three things: maniacal commitment, intolerant of anything but the standard, do it with a ton of love
17:00 A unique combination
21:54 Being maniacal and intolerant is not an excuse to mistreat people
25:30 Urgency – don’t let empathy stop you from being urgent
26:27 Discipline is required
28:00 The intent of discipline
29:20 Doing things out of compliance, obedience, or discipline
29:48 Weakness of compliance and limitations of obedience
31:38 What can we learn from the opportunities of game day?
32:20 Culture is measured in years
33:00 Look for language change and behavior change
34:00 Look for micro ways to adjust in-season
34:24 Incremental changes begin to build up
35:46 Make significant major changes in the off season
38:35 The outcomes are going to come the we are good enough to earn them

Leadership Journey Playlists:
soundcloud.com/user-804678956/sets/the-leadership-journey-with
soundcloud.com/user-804678956/sets/the-leadership-journey-season
soundcloud.com/user-804678956/sets/the-leadership-journey-with-1

Brian Kight and Keith Grabowski team up for this special Leadership Journey edition of the Coach and Coordinator podcast. This podcast will occur weekly throughout the season, focusing on issues that teams face during the season. Kight discusses changing culture in today’s podcast.

01:20 Alonzo Highsmith’s observation on Hard Knocks
01:58 Patience and discipline in changing a culture
03:00 Culture matters to winning and the quality of the experience
04:10 Culture is not the objective; it must have a function and relevance
05:53 What are you changing the culture for?
06:10 Contribute to the environment you are in
08:29 Urgency plus patience with discipline
09:23 Not urgent enough in pressing people now
10:20 Don’t rush when you see the pay off
11:50 Be urgent in the day and patient over two years
12:58 What does urgency done correctly look like?
13:55 Three things: maniacal commitment, intolerant of anything but the standard, do it with a ton of love
17:00 A unique combination
21:54 Being maniacal and intolerant is not an excuse to mistreat people
25:30 Urgency – don’t let empathy stop you from being urgent
26:27 Discipline is required
28:00 The intent of discipline
29:20 Doing things out of compliance, obedience, or discipline
29:48 Weakness of compliance and limitations of obedience
31:38 What can we learn from the opportunities of game day?
32:20 Culture is measured in years
33:00 Look for language change and behavior change
34:00 Look for micro ways to adjust in-season
34:24 Incremental changes begin to build up
35:46 Make significant major changes in the off season
38:35 The outcomes are going to come the we are good enough to earn them

Leadership Journey Playlists:
soundcloud.com/user-804678956/sets/the-leadership-journey-with
soundcloud.com/user-804678956/sets/the-leadership-journey-season
soundcloud.com/user-804678956/sets/the-leadership-journey-with-1