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Build a Championship Culture with the Performance-Values Matrix
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
Looking to build and sustain a Championship Culture on your team? Discover how you can use the Performance-Values Matrix to create a high-performance team that is aligned around the same Vision, Values, and Standards. . . . keep reading
NFL Pro Bowler Kevin Mawae on Leadership
Discover what six-time Pro Bowler and NFL Player Association President Kevin Mawae has to say about being a leader. . . . keep reading
The Little Things Make a Big Difference!
Greg A. Shelley, Ph.D. Georgetown, Colgate, and Lafayette Leadership Academies
Sometimes we need a moment to step away from the "big picture" and focus on the little things, the important things, and those seemingly trivial things that need our attention . . . . . . keep reading
10 Leadership Lessons from the Legendary Bill Walsh - Part 1
Jeff Janssen, M.S.
Former San Francisco 49ers football coach Bill Walsh was a true genius when it came to building and sustaining a championship program. During his remarkable coaching career, Walsh led the 49ers to three Super Bowl Championships. Learn more about the lessons he used for success.... . . . keep reading
11 Proven Strategies to Motivate Your Team for Offseason Workouts - Part 1
Worried many of your teammates are going to take it too easy and waste their break or offseason? Are most of your them skipping their weight and conditioning workouts? Read on to learn how you and your teammates can stay motivated in the offseason. . . . keep reading
11 Proven Strategies to Motivate Your Team for Offseason Workouts - Part 2
11 Proven Strategies to Motivate Your Team for Offseason Workouts - Part 2 Worried many of your teammates are going to take it too easy and waste their offseason? Are most of your them skipping their weight and conditioning workouts? Read on to learn how you and your teammates can stay motivated in the offseason. . . . keep reading
The Top Ten Lessons From Academy Leaders: The Next Generation Speaks up
Greg A. Shelley, Ph.D.
The Top Ten Lessons From Academy Leaders: The Next Generation Speaks up As exciting as it is to work with and mentor aspiring leaders, it can also, at times, be humbling. Sometimes, despite my reading, studying, and preparation, the athletes "say it better" than I can. The more I spend time with this next generation of leaders, the more I seem to learn. . . . keep reading
How to Become a More Vocal Leader - Part 2
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
How to Become a More Vocal Leader - Part 2 Part Two features three simple things that you can do to become a more vocal leader for your team. . . . keep reading
4 Final Four Leadership Lessons
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
Discover the four different leadership styles that have lead North Carolina men's basketball to the Final Four. . . . keep reading
Discover 12 Simple Yet Significant Daily To Do's for Leaders
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
Discover 12 Simple Yet Significant Daily To Do's for Leaders Do you ever wonder how you or your athletes can have a real impact on your team today? Read on to learn 12 simple actions that leaders can do to have an impact today that lasts for a season. . . . keep reading
National Player of the Year Candice Wiggins on Leadership - Part 1
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
National Player of the Year Candice Wiggins on Leadership - Part 1 What do you get when you combine amazing athleticism, killer competitiveness, an undying work ethic, a clutch-performer, a team-first attitude, a sweet and humble personality, a highly coachable person, and a passionate, vocal leader? . . . keep reading
Captains Must Be Connectors
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
Captains Must Be Connectors Are cliques a problem on your team? Learn what you need to do as a leader to keep your team unified and focused on a common goal. . . . keep reading
Winners vs. Losers
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
Winners vs. Losers Looking to light a fire within your athletes? Check out this motivational quote on the differences between Winners and Losers. . . . keep reading
Six Steps You Must Take to Prevent Hazing at Your School
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
Six Steps You Must Take to Prevent Hazing at Your School Hazing is a topic you must take seriously as a coach and administrator. Here are six critical steps you must take to help dangerous prevent a hazing incident from damaging your team. . . . keep reading
The Value of Time
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
The Value of Time How can you get your teammates to realize the importance of taking advantage of each day, practice, and repetition? If this poem doesn't help tremendously, I don't know what will. . . . keep reading
Who Am I?
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
Who Am I? See if you and your teammates can figure out who has such a bearing on your success and failure - and then get him/her on your side. . . . keep reading
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