How Your Golf Mindset Impacts Your Scorecard

The term mindset is very popular these days, but you may be wondering exactly what it is, never mind what a golf mindset is; And why does it have anything to do with your score?  So, let’s start there.  Mindset is your set of beliefs about what you are or are not capable of and [...]

By |2020-04-25T04:20:12+00:00April 25th, 2020|Coaching, Mental Skills, Sport Performance|0 Comments

Feel More Engaged at Work in 5 Simple Steps

Engagement.  We all aspire to wake up before our morning alarm signals the start of our day; excited about the opportunity to go to work and perform a job that we are passionate about for a company who’s mission we believe in.  Unfortunately, for a large majority of us, this is not our reality.  Hitting [...]

By |2020-04-22T16:52:01+00:00April 22nd, 2020|Coaching, Corporate, Leadership Development|0 Comments

Know Where You Want to Go

A s this New Year and new decade is upon us, I thought it fitting to introduce the next building block of peak performance- Goal Setting. Now before you get all- goal setting is so cliché, here me out.  There is NOT a more widely researched mental skill that has shown to be effective than goal setting.  The reason that [...]

By |2020-01-05T13:34:27+00:00January 5th, 2020|Coaching, Corporate, Leadership Development, Mental Skills|0 Comments

Changing Your Response for Better Outcomes

I hope you’re doing well.  If you read the previous article,  I’m curious if you have started to notice the areas in your life where maybe you aren’t taking 100% responsibility for your outcomes.  Like I said in the previous article, this is not an easy thing to do because we are wired for self-preservation.  [...]

By |2019-12-28T19:32:28+00:00December 28th, 2019|Coaching, Corporate, Leadership Development, Mental Skills|0 Comments

Excuses are Lies You Tell Yourself

In a book I am reading this week, I was introduced to a quote that really resonated with me.  It said “Greatness isn’t for the chosen few.  Greatness is for the few that choose.”  After hearing that, I sat there for a moment thinking- Wow. What a great reminder of the choices we have.  The [...]

By |2019-12-18T18:15:03+00:00December 18th, 2019|Coaching, Corporate, Leadership Development, Mental Skills|0 Comments

Giving and Receiving Effective Feedback

In this article, I'm going to continue on the topic of communication and talk about a simple framework you can use to give and receive feedback.  I find that having a framework helps because most people don’t love giving or receiving feedback. Although feedback can be positive, it tends to either be negative or perceived [...]

By |2019-12-09T16:26:43+00:00December 9th, 2019|Coaching, Corporate, Leadership Development, Mental Skills|0 Comments

Pat Summitt- The embodiment of character

When I think of a coach that embodies the word character, I think of Pat Summitt.  For any that don’t know who she is or may know her by name only, Coach Summitt was a true pioneer and icon in women’s basketball. She is most known for being the fiery head coach of the Tennessee [...]

By |2018-12-27T20:12:43+00:00July 2nd, 2015|Coaching|0 Comments

Why healthy conflict is important in both business and athletics

Healthy conflict occurs when members of a team share their ideas on the best way to solve a challenge.  This can be anything from developing a new team culture and the standards of behavior associated with that culture to the type of event to have for the end of year party.  The critical piece is [...]

By |2018-09-29T21:34:33+00:00July 2nd, 2015|Coaching, Corporate|0 Comments

Why it is important to coach towards mastery rather than outcome

Increased performance. Increased self-efficacy and self-confidence. Greater resiliency in the face of setbacks or obstacles. Decreased anxiety.  What coach doesn't want to see these characteristics in their athletes?  But how exactly do they help facilitate them?  There is ample research and evidence that a focus on mastery will help athletes to experience these positive effective [...]

By |2018-09-30T11:21:22+00:00July 2nd, 2015|Coaching|0 Comments

Positive development in youth sport

A coach of youth sport plays a much larger role in the positive development of a child than just teaching him or her the skills necessary for the sport.  An estimated 45 million children in the United States participate in an organized program or team making it the most popular structured activity (Mahoney, Larson, Eccles & [...]

By |2018-09-30T11:31:13+00:00July 2nd, 2015|Coaching, Youth Sport|0 Comments