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Mad As Hell And… Quotes of the Day – Monday, December 31, 2012 – Bill Walsh

You are terribly missed Coach Walsh – Go Stanford BEAT Wisconsin!

Coaches Hot Seat Quotes of the Day – Monday, December 31, 2012 – Bill Walsh

Bill Walsh’s Five Don’ts

“1. Don’t ask, “Why me?”

2. Don’t expect sympathy.

3. Don’t bellyache.

4. Don’t keep accepting condolences.

5. Don’t blame others.”

Four Leadership Tips From Bill Walsh from…

The Score Takes Care of Itself, My Philosophy of Leadership

1. Making The Best Of What You Have

“What assets do we have right now that we’re not taking advantage of?”

E.g: Walsh took inventory of his Bengals’ struggling offense which was undersized (meaning running the ball was a big challenge) and not capable of passing for long yardage (quarterback Virgil Carter could not throw very far) (though he could throw decently for short yardage).

Walsh then took stock of what he had to work with in terms of field real estate and had an uh-huh realization that they had 53.5 yards of width on the field (about half the distance of the length of the field) and the availability of 5 potential receivers.

Thus the West Coast Offense was born: the idea of throwing more often, to more receivers, for short yardage.

2. Good Leaders Give a Healthy Mix of Positive Criticism (not just negative/constructive criticism).

“If you’re growing a garden, you need to pull out the weeds, but flowers will die if all you do is pick weeds. They need sunshine and water. People are the same.

They need criticism, but they also require positive substantive language and information and true support to truly blossom.”

3. Good Leaders Look For These Five Qualities In Their Hires

1. A fundamental knowledge of the area they’ve been hired to manage
2. A relatively high — but not manic — level of energy and enthusiasm and a personality that is upbeat, motivated and animated.
3. The ability to discern talent in potential employees.
4. An ability to communicate in a relaxed yet authoritative — but not authoritarian — manner.
5. Unconditional loyalty to both you and other staff members.

4. The Four Most Powerful Words In Leadership

“I believe in you” (or equivalent words of your own).

Walsh writes that even Joe Montana (who already had a bunch of confidence) benefited from his coach telling him he believed in him.

Providing confidence to your team is perhaps the most powerful lever you can pull to help them optimize their performance.

And Walsh adds: And nobody will ever come back to you later and say “thank you” for expecting too little of them.

And

“Nothing is more effective than sincere, accurate praise, and nothing is more lame than a cookie-cutter compliment.” 

And

“If you are worthy of emulation, you have left an unbelievable legacy. He was a great coach, a great friend, and I’m going to miss him terribly.” Former coach Dick Vermeil at Coach Bill Walsh Memorial Service

And

“I came to the San Francisco 49ers with a specific goal – to implement what I call the Standard of Performance. It was a way of doing things, a leadership philosophy, that has as much to do with core values, principles, and ideals as with blocking, tackling, and passing; more to do with the mental than with the physical.”

And

“The culture precedes positive results. It doesn’t get tacked on as an afterthought on your way to the victory stand. Champions behave like champions before they’re champions: they have a winning standard of performance before they are winners.”

And

“For me, the road had been rocky at times, triumphant too, but along the way I had never wavered in my dedication to installing – teaching – those actions and attitudes I believed would create a great team, a superior organization. I knew that if I achieved that, the score would take care of itself.”

And

“For me the starting point for everything – before strategy, tactics, theories, managing, organizing, philosophy, methodology, talent, or experience – is work ethic. Without one of significant magnitude you’re dead in the water, finished. I knew the example I set as head coach would be what others in the organization would recognize as the standard they needed to match (at least, most of them would recognize it). If there is such a thing as a trickle-down effect, that’s it. Your staff sees your devotion to work, their people see them, and on through the organization.”

And

“In building and maintaining your organization, place a premium on those who exhibit great desire to keep pushing themselves to higher and higher performance and production levels, who seek to go beyond the highest standards that you, the leader, set. The employee who gets to work early, stays late, fights through illness and personal problems is the one to keep your eye on for greater responsibilities.”

And

“All successful leaders know where we want to go, figure out a way we believe will get the organization there, and then move forward with absolute determination. We may falter from time to time, but ultimately we are unswerving in moving toward our goal; we will not quit. There is an inner compulsion – obsession – to get it done the way you want it done.”

And

“Victory is produced by and belongs to all. Winning a Super Bowl results from you whole team not only doing their individual jobs but perceiving that those jobs contributed to overall success. The trophy doesn’t belong just to a superstar quarterback or CEO, head coach or top salesperson. This is an essential lesson I taught the San Francisco organization: The offensive team is not a country unto itself, nor is the defensive team or the special teams, staff, coaches, or anyone in the organization separate from the fate of the organization. WE are united and fight as one; we win or lose as one.”

Wikipedia:   Bill Walsh

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Of Course the SCUM OF THE EARTH Otherwise Known as the “Elected Leaders” of the American Republic CANNOT Do Their Jobs Because After All They Are: SCUM OF THE EARTH! – Please, If Only the Democrats Will Keep Helping To Destroy the Republican Party Which Is Filled With Lots of Very Stupid Damn People and We Can Finally Put the GOP Out Of Its Misery and Replace the Republicans With A New Third Party In America That Will Actually Work For and Represent the American People! – PLEASE Democrats and President Obama Keep It Up Because It Is Helping Us To Raise Billions of Dollars to Start A New Third Party In America!

Any American that has wasted some of his precious time on this Earth over the past couple of months since the early November election on what the…

Sorry Ass “Elected Leaders” of the American Republic

…in both political parties have been up over the past few weeks at websites like…

Politco.com

The Hill.com

Washington Post

New York Times

….knows full well what most Americans already knew:

The American Republic is now run by SCUM OF THE EARTH.

Take it from people here at Mad As Hell And… that have worked in both the Congressional, Executive and US Military branches of the US Government in the past…

The current so-called “Elected Leaders” of the American Republic in both political parties are no different that the Candy Ass Pussy Draft Dodger and last US President George W. Bush meaning that like “W” the current…

Sorry Ass “Elected Leaders” of the American Republic

…are just barely qualified to…

Shovel Shit in West Texas with “W”

Face it American People:

The American Republic, including Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and his Money Printers at the Fed, is now run by some of the….

Stupidest People now alive on Planet Earth

….and if an alien spaceship now appeared over Washington DC and took aboard ALL of the….

Sorry Ass “Elected Leaders” of the American Republic and the Federal Reserve

Sorry Ass and Sorry Excuses for Americans known as Lobbyists

Sorry Ass News Media in both New York and Washington DC

….and flew those Sorry Ass People to a planet that would take them 1,000 years from Planet Earth to get to the American Republic would be a…

Much Better

Much Richer

Much Stronger

….nation immediately.

YES, the Sorry Ass “Elected Leaders” of the American Republic along with the Washington DC Lobbyists and the News Media are a…

CANCER

….on OUR country and we are going to let you on a little secret about all of these Very Worthless People.

NONE of them care about YOU

NONE of them care about YOUR FAMILY

NONE of them care about AMERICA

NONE of them care about ANYTHING but their own Precious Ass which they believe to be God’s Gift to Planet Earth.

Put this phrase in your head when it comes to ALL of the Sorry Ass “Elected Leaders” of the American Republic:

SCUM OF THE EARTH.

PERIOD.

As for the current state of the Republican Party which was put on this path of destruction by the Candy Ass Pussy Draft Dodger George W. Bush who also in our opinion does not care about ANYTHING but his own precious ass we here at Mad As Hell And… have been telling wealthy Americans for over two years now that the Republican Party is a Complete Disaster and needs to be replaced with a new…

Third Party that would actually represent the American People

…that will stand-up for the Principles that the American Republic was founded upon…

Freedom

Liberty

Democracy

Free Markets

Self-Determination

….and lo and behold President Obama and the Democrats have done something in the last couple of months that we could not do which is to get many of those wealthy Americans to finally…

Nod their heads yes and say that “We are right” that the Republican Party needs to replaced by a new Third Party

….and thus the Democrats are going to find in the very near future a new competitor in the American Republic for the soul and votes of the American People as a new Third Party is formed that will do what needs to be done which is to…

Destroy and End the Republican Party in America forever.

Yes, American People, there will be another choice for you in the near future that will have Billions of Dollars backing it up and will include lots of Republicans that actually know up from down in its ranks which means of course the current Sorry Ass “Elected Leaders” in the GOP in Washington DC will rightly be…

Kicked to the Curb

…and they can do the only thing they are really qualified to do which is join Candy Ass Pussy Draft Dodger George W. Bush…

Shoveling Shit in West Texas!

As for the current “stalemate” in Washington DC which has everything to do with…

Politics

…and NOTHING to do with what is best for the American Republic and American People if the Republicans had anyone with a lick of Common Sense..

They Don’t since John Boehner, Eric Cantor and Mitch McConnell are three of the Stupidest People now breathing on Planet Earth

….the GOP would vote to allow taxes to go up on Americans making more than $250,000 which cuts the deficit by about $60 Billion Dollars a year and leaves $1 Trillion Dollar Annual Deficits for as far as the eye can see and then ask the Democrats:

“OK, you have your tax increase on Americans making more than $250,000 a year. What about the rest of the $1 Trillion Dollar Plus Annual Deficit? The American People are listening for an answer.”

The Democrats have no answer to that question which just shows you…

Incredibly Damn Stupid that John Boehner, Eric Cantor and Mitch McConnell really are

….but don’t forget Boehner, Cantor and McConnell would in our opinion (just like all of the Democratic “leadership” in Washington DC) would trade the future lives of ALL American children in exchange for gaining or holding on to power in Washington DC which is now filled with some of the most..

Vile and Disgusting People on Planet Earth.

Yes, SCUM OF THE EARTH.

Put that statement in your head when it comes to Washington DC and you too will know the…

TRUTH.

Lastly, we are hoping that the Republicans will get blamed for any problems around the country in this going over the “fiscal cliff” insanity in the coming weeks which will help to hasten the destruction of the Republican Party and will help us in our efforts to create a new Third Party in America that will actually represent the American People and take the Wacko Liberal Nut Democrats across all of America in every election.

Memo to the Democrats: PLEASE, keep doing what you are doing and help us to destroy in the Republican Party!

PLEASE!

Mad As Hell And… Quotes of the Day – Sunday, December 30, 2012 – Alfred Hitchcock

Mad As Hell And… Quotes of the Day – Sunday, December 30, 2012 – Alfred Hitchcock

‘A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.”

And

“Always make the audience suffer as much as possible.”

And

“Blondes make the best victims. They’re like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints.”

And

“Give them pleasure – the same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.”

And

“I never said all actors are cattle; what I said was all actors should be treated like cattle.”

And

‘If it’s a good movie, the sound could go off and the audience would still have a perfectly clear idea of what was going on.”

And

“Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing. It didn’t change people’s habits. It just kept them inside the house.”

And

“The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.”

And

“The more successful the villain, the more successful the picture.”

And

“There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.”

And

“There is nothing to winning, really. That is, if you happen to be blessed with a keen eye, an agile mind, and no scruples whatsoever.”

And

“What is drama but life with the dull bits cut out.”

And

“When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character, I say, ‘It’s in the script.’ If he says, ‘But what’s my motivation?, ‘ I say, ‘Your salary.””

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Mad As Hell And… Quotes of the Day – Saturday, December 29, 2012 – Johnny Carson

Mad As Hell And… Quotes of the Day – Saturday, December 29, 2012 – Johnny Carson

“Anytime four New Yorkers get into a cab together without arguing, a bank robbery has just taken place.”

And

“Happiness is your dentist telling you it won’t hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill.”

And

“I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself.”

And

“I know you’ve been married to the same woman for 69 years. That is marvelous. It must be very inexpensive.”

And

“I was so naive as a kid I used to sneak behind the barn and do nothing.”

And

“My success just evolved from working hard at the business at hand each day.”

And

“Never continue in a job you don’t enjoy. If you’re happy in what you’re doing, you’ll like yourself, you’ll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined.”

And

“Talent alone won’t make you a success. Neither will being in the right place at the right time, unless you are ready. The most important question is: “Are your ready?””

And

“The only thing money gives you is the freedom of not worrying about money”

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Mad As Hell And… Quotes of the Day – Friday, December 28, 2012 – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Mad As Hell And… Quotes of the Day – Friday, December 28, 2012 – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


“A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.”

And

“Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied.”

And

“Each morning sees some task begun, each evening sees it close; Something attempted, something done, has earned a night’s repose.”

And

“He that respects himself is safe from others. He wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.”

And

“If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.”

And

“Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.”

And

“Into each life some rain must fall, Some days must be dark and dreary.”

And

“We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.”

And

“I am more afraid of deserving criticism than of receiving it. I stand in awe of my own opinion. The secret demerits of which we alone, perhaps, are conscious, are often more difficult to bear than those which have been publicly censured in us, and thus in some degree atoned for.”

And

“Give what you have. To someone, it may be better than you dare to think.”

And

‘The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and doing well whatever you do without thought of fame. If it comes at all it will come because it is deserved, not because it is sought after.”

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