I just finished a great thought provoking book. I recommend this book for anyone who is sincerely interested in improving their performance and foster change. The book is “The Ten Faces of Innovation” by Tom Kelly. Tom is the General Manager of IDEO the world famous design company. The book is based on the ten roles that people can play in an organization to nurture innovation and new ideas and to counter the naysayers who try to stifle innovation and change. This book will make you comfortable thinking outside the box. Here is a quote from the book that speaks volumes: ”At IDEO, we believe that innovators focus on verbs. They’re proactive. They’re energetic. Innovators set out to create, to experiment, to inspire, to build on new ideas. Our techniques may at times seem unusual, but the results can be truly extraordinary.” (P 6) I am always looking for ideas and concepts that will make the Functional Path easier to follow, this certainly helps.

Vern Gambetta

Vern Gambetta

Director at Gambetta Sports Training Systems
Vern is the Director of Gambetta Sports Training Systems. He has been the a conditioning coach for several MLS teams as well as the conditioning consultant to the US Men's World Cup Soccer team. Vern is the former Director of Conditioning for the Chicago White Sox and New York Mets. He has lectured and conducted clinics in Canada, Japan, Australia and Europe and has authored six books and over one hundred articles related to coaching and sport performance in a variety of sports. He has a BA in teaching with a coaching minor and an MA in Education with an emphasis in physical education from Stanford University.
Vern Gambetta


Athletic Development Coach & Consultant. Founder of GAIN Network. Proud dad. Love to read everything.
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