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The Mackey Speaks Leadership Journal

Jul 8, 2020

If someone asks you to go one mile with them or for them, go two miles instead. It's easy to think: No way! That's twice the distance, after all. But leaders will go the second mile willingly and without being asked. That's because going the second mile means counting others before yourself, and that's what being a...


Jun 17, 2020

There is a conversation going on in our country and around the world about race and inequality. There is a lot of right thinking coming to the surface amidst the turmoil, but right thinking does not change things; right action does.

In this episode, Mackey encourages us to stand up for those who can't stand up for...


Jun 10, 2020

The only way to finish strong is to give your best to the cause or goal straight through (not to) the finish line. There will be real consequences for our world if this generation of coaches fails to finish strong. You are that generation, and you have a great responsibility to your athletes, your family, and...


Jun 3, 2020

We are on a great adventure with our kids. Sometimes it might feel more like an endless waiting room sit at the doctor's office, but that's part of the journey. The parents primary role in their child's life is threefold: teaching right from wrong, speaking the truth in love, and reminding them that God is always near...


May 27, 2020

When talking about character traits, belief might not be at the top of your list of traits. After all, what impact does belief have on your character? In this episode, Mackey proposes an answer to this question: Belief in something greater than yourself helps you to push harder, faster, and longer. It helps you to be a...