By Phil Gibbs on May 21, 2012
Vanderbilt Coach James Franklin had the audience ready to suit up and walk through a wall. He presented his strategy for changing the culture at Vanderbilt, which can also be translated to business.
Franklin described how growing up with meager circumstances in Philly and playing college football at East Stroudsburg formed his approach to being head coach at Vanderbilt. He emphasized focusing on the process and letting the results take care of themselves and addressing the things you can control and not spending time on the things that you cannot. According to Franklin, the secret sauce — don’t tell anyone — is hard work, attention to detail and collective mentality.
At one point, Franklin joked that everything he said was so simple. But simple things can be powerful, especially when delivered and implemented with the passion that he brings to his role.
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