Posts Tagged "Herman Boone"

The Titans and Transformational Leadership

Posted on Nov 11, 2010 in ComLead, Organizational Leadership

Walt Disney released Remember the Titans in 2000, and it grossed $136,706,683. That success seems small in comparison to the accomplishments of the main character in the story, played by Denzel Washington. Coach Boone spoke at Canisius College about a month ago. As I learn more about the complexity of being a great leader, his accomplishment of the unification of such a culturally divided team, is remarkable. Coach Herman Boone was chosen as head coach for the newly integrated TC Williams High School in 1971.  The new organization was comprised of players who were formal rivals. From these...

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