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Captain's FAQs and Answers - How to Motivate Your Teammates

Looking for practical ways to motivate your teammates? Here are a variety of practical ways to inspire your teammates to consistently give their best effort.

How to Motivate Your Teammates Using the Performance-Values Matrix
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
After using the Performance-Values Matrix to rate and categorize each of your people, you now need to determine how you are going to best coach, communicate, challenge, and perhaps even tal . . . keep reading
Part 2: Raising High with the George Washington University Student-Athlete Leadership Academy
Becky Ahlgren-Bedics, Ed.D. GWU Leadership Academy
Three more leadership lessons from the GWU Leadership Academy . . . keep reading
13 Proven Strategies for Preparing Up and Comers for the Postseason
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
13 Proven Strategies for Preparing Up and Comers for the Postseason

For Up and Coming programs, you are on the verge of doing something special. You'll need to have a team that truly believes it can win. Click here to read 13 strategies to prepare Up and Comers for the postseason.

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10 Strategies for Preparing the Underdog for the Postseason
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
10 Strategies for Preparing the Underdog for the Postseason

While the odds are obviously stacked against you, there are several things that you can do to give your team a fighting chance when you are the Underdog including these 10.

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How to Prepare Your Team for the Postseason Whether You are an Underdog, Up and Comer, or Top Dawg
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center

Looking to give your team the best shot of advancing and succeeding in the postseason? How you prepare and motivate your team to succeed in the postseason depends on whether you are an Underdog, Up and Comer, or Top Dawg.

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How to Become a More Vocal Leader - Part 1
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
How to Become a More Vocal Leader - Part 1 Having a hard time being a vocal leader for your team? This is a common concern for many emerging and existing leaders - as well as their coaches. . . . keep reading
10 Powerful "People Points" for Influencing Your Teammates
Greg Shelley, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
10 Powerful "People Points" for Influencing Your Teammates Leadership is all about influencing others . . . the words you speak, the look on your face, the actions you model, the effort and intensity you show, and your responses to the various situations you face. Read more to make sure your influence is positive! . . . keep reading
Identifying Mental Challenges That Keep You in a Slump
Patrick J. Cohn, Ph.D.
Identifying Mental Challenges That Keep You in a Slump Struggling with a slump? Here are five tips to help you and your team get back on track. . . . keep reading
What should I do when our team is faced with doubt and adversity?
What should I do when our team is faced with doubt and adversity? Feel like giving up and giving in? As a leader you cannot lose hope. Here are some strategies to overcome the odds against you. . . . keep reading
How do I maintain my teammates' motivation in the off season?
Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center
How do I maintain my teammates' motivation in the off season? Worried your teammates might not stay as committed and work as hard during the off season? Use these innovative ideas to keep your teammates motivated during the down times of summer and holiday breaks. . . . keep reading
How do I help my teammates who lack confidence?
How do I help my teammates who lack confidence? Some of my teammates really stuggle with their confidence. What should I do to help them and our team? Learn 4 sure-fire ways to build their confidence. . . . keep reading
How do I get my teammates to realize that the commitment is worth it?
How do I get my teammates to realize that the commitment is worth it? Are your teammates doubting that you will ever reach your goals? . . . keep reading
How do I get my teammates to perform well under pressure?
How do I get my teammates to perform well under pressure? Need to help your teammates perform under pressure? Use these proven ideas. . . . keep reading
How do I make sure my teammates are mentally ready to compete?
How do I make sure my teammates are mentally ready to compete? What can you do as a leader to make sure your teammates are mentally ready to play? Here are some proven tips to make sure your teammates are focused and confident heading into competition. . . . keep reading
What do you say to someone who has performed poorly without making excuses for them?
What do you say to someone who has performed poorly without making excuses for them? Trying to figure out what to say to a teammate who has had a bad game - but you don't want to shatter their confidence or make excuses for them? Here are some great things to say that will help get them back on track. . . . keep reading
How do I motivate my teammates who don't get to play much?
How do I motivate my teammates who don't get to play much? Being a reserve is a difficult position for many athletes to be in. It is very easy to feel forgotten and underappreciated in this role. The best thing you can do as a leader is to . . . keep reading
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