Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Steve Spagnuolo: The Knack for Making Everybody Feel Important

Steve Spagnuolo, an assistant head coach in the American NFL for 27 years, was, until recently, one of the hottest prospects for a head coaching job in the NFL. In January he became the head coach of the St. Louis Rams.

Two of his close friends tell why Spagnuolo was such a hot prospect.

First friend: “Steve is a brilliant, brilliant man. He very easily could be at Mass General doing brain surgery instead of coaching football.” Wow! A brain surgeon on the sidelines!

Second friend: “He was one of those kids who had a special knack for making everybody feel like they were important.”

Making everybody feel important! What a knack!

Source: Walter ‘Buddy’ Shurden is Minister at Large at Mercer University. Each month he puts together a free installment of wonderful stories and quotes from his reading. Let me know if you’d like to be added to Walter’s mailing list.

Dr Geoff Pound

Image: “Spagnuolo…such a hot prospect.”