April 25, 2017You've Got To Have Courage!
I was caught off guard this week when someone asked;"Which one quality do you see missing from inexperienced coaches?"
My mind instantly started acting like one of those old fashioned rolodexes, quickly flicking through all the possibilities. Mentally I was scrolling at pace through the endless mistakes and failings we all make when starting out. I am sure I am not close to mastering many of them, even now. Then my mind came stretching to a halt. I had my answer... courage.
Coaches are called upon to help nurture, develop and grow performance, working with individuals to unlock their fullest - and often unrecognized - potential. Coaches with courage are confident in their approach and are willing to discuss the un-discussable with talent.
April 18, 2017The Power Of One Word
The secret to success in business is durable competitive advantage. Only products that demonstrate a desirable difference to their competitors are likely to win audience attention. Our brains act like filters that protect us from too much information. We're hard wired ...
April 11, 2017Where Is Your Hunger?
There is one common denominator among successful people. Hunger. They have a desire to master or achieve something. They have a drive to propel themselves forward. They are willing to do everything necessary to achieve their vision. Successful people have set a higher ...
April 4, 2017Do You Think Like A Winner?
Having a winning mindset is the most powerful tool in achieving success! Often you see and hear sport coaches and athletes talk publically - and proudly - about the need to develop a winning mindset; the need to have a "positive mental attitude." It has always surprised ...
March 28, 2017The Difference Between Success And Failure Is A Great Team
every situation, having a well-functioning team is the best way for you to attain high levels of performance, innovation and employee satisfaction. I don't think anyone would disagree with that statement. So it was scary for me to learn that "about 60% of the time, ...
March 14, 2017Good Talent Is Additive to Your Brand
Are we are own worst enemy? We, as an industry, seem to continually relegate the importance of talent. We seem intent on de-humanising our brands in favor of uninterrupted music sweeps. That can’t be a winning strategy for the long term health of our ...
March 7, 2017The 3-2-1 Guide To Giving Feedback
How you deliver feedback is just as important as the feedback you are providing. Giving feedback to another person is never easy. It can be difficult for you, as the manager, to deliver and it can be uncomfortable for the person receiving your feedback. When ...
February 28, 2017Talent Tips You Need To Know
I'm a talent guy. I find radio stations that put the effort into finding entertaining and/or interesting people and focus on creating space for them to perform, tend to leave a better impression with me. Don't get me wrong, I like music and am just as likely as the ...
February 21, 2017The Courageous Coach
I was caught off guard this week when someone asked;"Which one quality do you see missing from inexperienced coaches?" My mind instantly started acting like one of those old fashioned rolodexes, quickly flicking through all the possibilities. Mentally I was scrolling ...
February 14, 2017How To Give Feedback That Is Actually Heard
Giving feedback is an essential part of developing another person (or team's) performance. Offering someone feedback gives them an observer's insight into how they're doing. Feedback provides a detached and objective perspective that is focused on helping others ...