March 27, 2018
Carl Heck - Butler University
Favorite CABMA memory?
There is no single memory which stands out. However, the Convention allows the membership an opportunity to come together, network and make new friends. I'll never forget my first convention in Orlando how welcoming the membership was.
Last book you read (title & author)?
The Catalyst Effect, 12 Skills and Behaviors to Boost Your Impact and Elevate Team Performance written by Craig Caldwell, Jerry Toomer, Steve Weitzenkorn and Chelsea Clark.
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Most memorable sporting event attended?
2010 Final Four in Indianapolis when Butler played in its hometown.
“Vision without execution is just hallucination.” ― Henry Ford
What is one of the greatest aspects of being involved in athletics?
The people. I am blessed to work with high achieving, successful and smart student-athletes and coaches on a daily basis. It is wonderful to see the transformation of a student-athlete throughout their undergraduate career.
Best piece of professional advice you've received?
The best advice I have ever received is to keep learning. I am thankful that my current boss has challenged me to be a lifelong learner. A Henry Ford quote shared with me early on in my career resonates as the best piece of professional advice I have received “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young."
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