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Key Leadership Takeaways From The Book, Against The Grain

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Courtney coached the Manassas High School football team in Memphis, TN. For me, each story and chapter gave me the opportunity for self-reflection. That's a choice you face every single day in terms of your attitude and commitment.

Coach Bill Courtney Tells Powerful Stories And Shares Insightful Leadership Lessons

Eric Jacobson

Courtney coached the Manassas High School football team in Memphis, TN. For me, each story and chapter gave me the opportunity for self-reflection. Takeaways from the book include Courtney''s advice: The true measure of a person''s character is how one handles one''s failures, not successes. Finally, my two favorites pieces of advice from coach Courtney are these: Fame is fleeting, accolades are forgotten, money comes and goes--but the proper foundation will remain forever.