"'How' is a great thing to know. 'Why' is the ultimate. I'm the 'why' coach. Why are we doing this? Why are we not doing that? Why is this not working? Those are the things I want to know"
- Mike Singletary
About this Quote
Mike Singletary is highlighting the importance of understanding the function behind our actions. Understanding "how" to do something is important, however understanding "why" is even more essential. He is positioning himself as a "why" coach, somebody who is focused on understanding the reasons behind our decisions and actions. He wishes to know why we are doing something, why we are not doing something else, and why something is not working. He is stressing the value of understanding the function behind our actions in order to make the best choices and attain the best outcomes. By understanding the "why" behind our actions, we can make more informed decisions and be more effective.
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