By LISA DANIELSON-DINEJOAssociated PressIn sports and politics, there’s an unwritten rule: It’s a team sport, so you should never stray from the team’s playbook.
That’s what former NHL player and coach, Paul Maurice, told an audience at the University of Notre Dame.
That’s what Maurice, who is currently an associate professor of sports management at Notre Dame, has learned as he’s spent his career coaching the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings, the NHL and NHLPA.
In this video, Maurice talks about how to become more effective in leadership roles, as well as the importance of communication.
The goal is to have your voice heard.
Maurice, a lifelong member of the Kings organization, spoke on the importance and power of speaking up in a recent interview with The Associated Press.
Here’s a look at some of the things Maurice has done:Maurice said that speaking up is “essential” for people who work in sports.
He said it is also a team effort.
When he coached the Kings in the early 1990s, he was a high-profile player who was constantly being questioned by fans about his performance, including his play.
He would often tell them to take a look in the mirror and see if their eyes were a little brighter, which they were.
Maurice said he didn’t want to do that and to make the fans angry, so he wouldn’t tell them anything they wanted to hear.
The Kings won a Stanley Cup in 1991 and Maurice helped build the team into one of the most dominant teams in the NHL that has won six Stanley Cups in eight years.
After a brief stint with the Edmonton Oilers, Maurice moved to the New York Rangers in 2000 and helped build them into one the most successful franchises in the League.
He played in the Hall of Fame in 2002 and is the first player in franchise history to be named the NHL Coach of the Year.
In addition to his playing career, Maurice has been a professor at Notre Dame, the University at Buffalo and the University, of Southern California.
In 2010, he retired as the Kings head coach.
He served as a consultant to the NHLPA and is a consultant for several professional sports teams, including the Chicago Blackhawks, Miami Dolphins, Minnesota Vikings, Oakland Raiders and Atlanta Falcons.
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