How You Can Create More Leaders This Season

“Leaders create leaders by passing on responsibility, creating ownership, accountability, and trust.” —James Kerr, Legacy No More Team Talks Rugby coach Graham Henry had been coaching for 30 years, and every game, he gave a team talk. Then, one day in 2005—early on in...

Before You Implement a Character or Leadership Program

Part 2: Character and Leadership Development 3 Minute Read or Listen Thrive On Challenge Audioblog (If you have not read Part 1, please read it first) My Failure Last year, in a guest blog for Lead Em Up, I shared my journey of becoming intentional about culture...

The Character and Leadership Development You Need

Part 1: Deciding on a Leadership Curriculum 5 Minute Read or Listen Over the last few months, I've had some coaches ask if I would be developing a curriculum for teams. After a great deal of thought, I came to decide that I wouldn’t. My passion and interest are in...

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Discipline

Rethinking Our Discipline Strategies 5 Minute Read or Listen  “Hit the line! If we are going to continue to walk through these drills, then we are going to spend the rest of this practice running!” I definitely used this strategy more times than I can count. Not only...

3 Strategies to Move from a Coach-Led Team to a Player-Led Team

How a Sled Dog Team Works Sled Dog teams have been around since 1000 BC and are still used today; not just for racing, but in the place of snowmobiles and helicopters for rescue operations. They are even able to travel for 6-8 hours across the roughest arctic...