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...

The Easiest Way for an Athlete to Improve 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...