There are many qualities that top athletes and top business leaders share. Top leaders can agree that knowledge and a certain level of talent are essential, but it takes more than that. My seven winning approaches to leadership describe what to do but most importantly what to avoid. These principles were developed from lessons learned as a two-time Olympic athlete and as a winning coach.
Fear is created from past experiences. It is the perception of possible pain or history of pain revisited. During these times of the pandemic when uncertainty is prevalent, the more attention given to the possible but not yet inevitable, the greater your suffering. Fear cannot co-exist with faith. One or the other can exist, … Read more
Leaders cannot expect their team members to return to work as they left. Many people returning to work will be suffering from COVID PTSD. They will have experienced one or more of the following: Disconnection from work, projects, leaders, and peers. Health challenges. Anxiety/fear about financial situation. Loss of a loved one. Relationship issues. Trauma … Read more
“The key to the victory was faith; the ability to believe in a positive outcome without knowing HOW it will happen.” -Sherry Winn Do you have the capacity to get through adversity? If you’ve watched the Olympic Games, you’ve seen gymnasts blunder on the uneven bars, vault or balance beam. They might fall off and have … Read more
We build every relationship one honest conversation at a time. What happens in most conversations is that we fail to speak honestly. As children we learned to filter our words. We were told certain words were impolite, rude, or hurtful. We were taught to use white lies, to hide the truth, and to shield others … Read more
Do you know the qualities that make a great team member? Most of speakers and trainers focus on how to create a better supervisor, manager, president, team captain or CEO. How many seminars, educational sessions or keynote speeches are focused on being a great team member? As a former collegiate basketball coach, I know one … Read more