Sport Psychology Coaching - Basic Concepts for Coaches

Sport Psychology Coaching – Basic Concepts for Coaches

Sport psychology coaching is an immensely valuable part of today's sports. While trained psychologists are employed throughout the sports industry, it's important for coaches to have a basic understanding of key concepts of sports psychology. The three that I find most helpful are mental visualization, goal setting and self talk. Understanding and applying these techniques will make you a better coach while helping your players succeed. The Mind Body Connection Sport psychology … [Read more...]

Inner Game Coaching – Technique to Improve Performance

Inner Game Coaching can help improve your leadership game or your short game in golf. If you aren't familiar with the term, think of inner game coaching as the kind of coaching that breaks through the lies you tell yourself that prevent you from winning. Tim Gallwey, an expert on the topic says, “There is always an inner game being played in your mind no matter what outer game you are playing. How aware you are of this game can make the difference between success and failure in the outer … [Read more...]

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Online Coaching: Making a Positive Impact Long Distance

Online coaching is critical for today's world. Organizations have teams that work across the globe and more and more people are connecting online. Telecommuting and 'work from home' are also more common today. These non-traditional work settings bring many benefits but personal, face to face connection isn't one of them. For this reason, online coaching is more important than ever. As a leader, if you haven't mastered online coaching you might find yourself behind the curve. Having … [Read more...]

DIY Business Coaching Program

DIY Business Coaching Program

Need a business coaching program to develop, train, or support your team? Unfortunately, a lot of companies do not have standard coaching programs for their people to follow. Need a business coaching program to develop, train, or support your team? Unfortunately, a lot of companies do not have standard coaching programs for their people to follow. This could leave you, as a leader, wondering… “Where do I begin?” In my experience, having a 'do it yourself' business coaching … [Read more...]

Success Coaching: Setting Goals for Success

Success coaching is critical to achieving the performance goals for any team. There are many facets of this type of coaching, but today we are going to focus on a particular case study that outlines four fundamental concepts that can be utilized as part of any success coaching plan. In this case study we will examine an operational challenge where a leader sees an opportunity to improve the process for her team and organization. The problem is, she’s challenged by the fact that the team … [Read more...]

Become a Great Leader: Step One, Avoid Terrible Bossing

Becoming a great leader takes work. The good news is the effort is worth it and it will help you avoid being the reason your team members are desperately praying they win the lottery. While we would all love to be rich, there is a special sadness when the reason your folks are hoping they win is, their leader is terrible at bossing. The good news is there are 5 simple actions you can take to avoid this label. Show Em Some Love This may sound silly but as a leader your number one job is to … [Read more...]