How Depression Became a Gift

Article from Shane Sowden “Why do I feel like this?” “When is this going to stop?” “What is wrong with me?” “I don’t know how long I can take it.” “I should be happy. Why aren’t I happy?” These were some of the questions I was constantly asking myself during the fall...

How and Why You Need to Sleep More to Achieve Peak Performance

The Foundation of Elite Performance As the buzzer signals the end of a game, Philadelphia 76ers star Tobias Harris also recognizes it as a signal for bedtime. Immediately after a game, he starts getting ready for bed—not exactly what you would expect from an NBA...

How to Support Injured Players and Keep Them Engaged

Think back to a few player injuries in your program. If your experience is anything like mine or the many coaches we support, then you might relate to the following: One of your key players takes a bad fall during the game. Oh, no! Is this serious? You and the trainer...

Culture is What You Do

The 64-Page Culture Manual to Fraud, Corruption, and Bankruptcy  In the early 2000s, one company was so intent on building the right type of culture that they decided to build a 64-page “culture manual”. The culture manual outlined their mission statement, core...