People are our profession, but sometimes we struggle with the people closest to us — especially other coaches. There are several of reasons for this, and there are actions you can take to help keep things working smoothly. Mike and Mike discuss those, and how you can be the empathetic coach that makes a difference.
Mike and I talk about the world of relating to an athlete, in response to the question, “How can I best form productive and effective relationships with my athletes?” This topic is a very deep one, and we touch on a few important issues, along with challenges and rewards. It has been reported that relationships are the number […]
I’m joined by long-time friend and longer-time coach, Mike Hughes. Mike and I talk about how to improve as a coach, and layout action steps you can take, right now, to take it up a notch.
I passed her in the hall. She was crying. I asked her what was going on. Was she okay? She responded, “I don’t know what I’m doing. Coaching is pure craziness.” Later, when we talked, she spilled her frustrations on the table. “I’m a smart person. There’s just so much stuff about coaching I don’t […]
For thousands of years humans have lived in a linear and local world. Things hardly changed and when they did it was a slow, incremental process. Our lives were seldom impacted by actions and events in other parts of the world. Not today. Today our world is exponential and global. Meaning that we now live […]
There are a wealth of ways to evaluate a coach: the won/loss record number of recruits retention rate how many graduate trail of broken rules Yet, a perspective rarely used to evaluate is “will they miss you when you’re gone?” It’s self-centered, but it goes right to the core of why many of us coach. The […]