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I write about how people and leaders achieve extraordinary results...In 1969, Terry Holland was mowing several lawns on his street when he knocked on Jack Welch's door, hoping to add another client to his list...A middle manager at the time, Jack
N.C. (AP) Jeff Compher was the athletic director last year at a mid-major school with a football team that played its way into the national rankings and a BCS bowl bid. Now at East Carolina, he's getting a familiar question from fans at his new job. "
Davidson College's impending move from the Southern Conference to the Atlantic 10 is one of the rare conference realignment moves in the country motivated by basketball rather than football. In a time when schools are changing conferences for bigger
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 2013 Davidson, one of the Southern Conference's oldest members, may be finding a new conference in the near future. Atlantic 10 Conference is close to adding Davidson as a member, likely for the 2014-15 season. Davidson's athletic
On the heels of the football team's first BCS bowl game appearance, Northern Illinois University athletic director Jeff Compher is leaving the Huskies program for a similar position at East Carolina University, according to a multiple reports.
Terry Holland, at age 70, deserves to have a long, happy retirement but East Carolina is fortunate that its athletics director will continue to have some impact on the department's future. Holland announced his pending retirement Wednesday but will
The latter years, the years in which his knees finally betrayed him in the NBA, pecked away at his legacy, but his place among the game's giants, and specifically the ACC's best, remains secure. Friday night, Sampson, the 7-foot-4 force who changed
Holland, who turned 70 on April 2, is a nerd because he objects to so-called one-and-done players in college basketball. With five Kentucky underclassmen entering the 2012 NBA Draft last week, Coach John Calipari again defended the growing practice
Friday, Apr. 20, 2012 Caulton Tudor has worked for The News & Observer or The Raleigh Times for more than 30 years...Dean Smith, the person most responsible for Brown becoming a coach, is 81. At Southern Methodist, Brown will be coaching his 13th
Friday, Apr. 06, 2012 More Information After roughly four years of wallowing in the doldrums, the Charlotte-area housing market is showing new signs of life, local agents and experts say...Some condo projects that sat empty during the recession are