Coaching

Ask Drew Brees: train properly, and age becomes an asset, not a liability

After three seasons of a 7-9 losing record, the New Orleans Saints are heading to the 2018-19 NFC Conference Championship. It has been nine long years since quarterback Drew Brees led the Saints to their only championship while earning himself an Most Valuable Player honor in the process. This means…

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Live Webcast: Becoming an Exceptional Team Leader

On August 10, 2018, we are having a very special webcast created for lawyer-managers. We know that lawyers responsible for managing other lawyers have client demands as well, so it is just from 12:00-12:15 Eastern time! At many law firms, team leaders frequently are thrust into their role due to…

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Unleashing the potential of team leaders

Occasionally, there will be this wonderful “aha!” moment when companies realize that investing time, training, and resources on developing higher performing managers has a compounding effect on results. After all, if by improving their skills as a team leader it affects all of those who report to them, the scalability…

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Yoda is a fan of reflection, not divine gifts

If you have no idea who Yoda is, you should stop reading this article. You are going to either be confused or call me a geek, and we both don’t need to start our days that way. If you are familiar with Yoda, you probably remember his famous line from…

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Slaying the Sideline Dragon

Sports parents, take heed. The benefit of youth sports is learning to work through adversity, adopting the discipline of deliberate practice, and the willingness to work as part of a team. If they get a scholarship or pro contract along the way, that is a plus. But, you personally will…

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Coach the Team First and the Players Will Keep Up

The executive coaching business is estimated to be an over $1.5 billion industry in the United States. However, many firms and organizations have had varied results. This is not an issue with coaching as a discipline. It is a proven method to improve the performance of people. However, sometimes the…

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