Why Trust Is the Key Ingredient for Team Chemistry Alvin Gentry, Head Coach of the New Orleans Pelicans, talks about the chemistry of the championship teams he's coached in college and professional basketball.

By David Meltzer

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Alvin Gentry, Head Coach of the New Orleans Pelicans, shares what he's learned as a coach who has helped win both NCAA and NBA championships during his career, including how different coaches are able to connect with and motivate their teams in different ways and the role that trust plays in an organization.

Alvin and host of The Playbook podcast David Meltzer share their thoughts on topics such as athletes and entrepreneurs who choose to leave school early, the difference between being a head coach and an assistant coach, why you need to be prepared to handle change and the necessity of believing in yourself.

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David Meltzer

Co-Founder of Sports 1 Marketing, Speaker, Author and Business Coach

David Meltzer, co-founder of Sports 1 Marketing and host of Entrepreneur's podcast, “The Playbook”, is a Top 100 Business Coach, global public speaker and three-time international best-selling author who has been honored by Variety as “Sports Humanitarian of the Year”.

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