Author Archives: Andy Atwood

Leadership Coaching Tip: Sticking with it through a “Gumption Trap”

Leadership Coaching Tips / August 2012

Andy Atwood

Here is a real life tale about being an entrepreneur, a business partner, a naïve person, and the victim of embezzlement. It’s the tale of how a couple of old friends have been moving through one “Gumption Trap” after another.

In 2008, my basketball shooting buddy, Al Heystek, told me that he had significantly improved his free throw shooting by using a little gizmo that he had invented while training in the driveway. Al …