Burt To Speak About New Book At Cumberland
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 4:44 pm
Burt will speak to students in the School of Education majoring in Sport Management and Fitness and Wellness along with members of Students Helping Achieve Physical Fitness & Exercise (SHAPE) in the tiered classroom of Labry Hall.
From his newest book, Burt, along with former Shelbyville High School and current Middle Tennessee women’s coach Rick Insell, teaches you how to build a culture that gives birth to the potential of its people, discussing the seven components to REWIRE your TEAM to WIN.
Burt began coaching at the age of 15 as a junior pro basketball assistant. At 18, Burt won his first of many championships, leading Woodbury Grammar School to a 31-5 record and won the Class A state championship.
Burt serves as the Chief Leadership Officer for multiple companies as well as his own Maximum Success, a leadership consulting firm. His third book This Ain’t No Practice Life, has been a major hit across the country inspiring people to dream big and act on their thoughts.
Burt has worked with some of the top companies in the world as a leadership expert, coach and consultant, including Dell, Inc.; State Farm Insurance; Cumulus Broadcasting; The Tennessee Health Care Association; Ole South Properties; National HealthCare; Middle Tennessee State University; The Tennessee Board of Regents; Cavender Financial Group; and many others. He is also featured as a leadership expert on SuperTalk 99.7 WTN every morning at 6:20 a.m. with his “Motivational Minute.”
As a high school basketball coach at Riverdale in Murfreesboro, Burt’s teams produced seven consecutive 20-plus win seasons, four conference titles, three sub-state appearances and two Miss Basketball finalists. In 2007 his strategies were validated when he led his team to a 2007 Class AAA state championship and a 38-3 record for the first time in over 83 years in the city of Murfreesboro and the first time in the schools 36 year history.
To learn more about Burt, please visit www.coachburt.com.