Without risk there is no return. Certainly no truer words have been spoken. As coaches in preparing our athletes for competition one of our big jobs is to manage risk. Each training session contains an element of risk and to optimize the training benefit the risk must be…Continue
Posted on March 4, 2014 at 9:44am
One of my former assistants with the White Sox sent me an email yesterday that gave me a good chuckle. He was told that one organization in Major League Baseball was doing something really innovative, they had stopped icing their pitchers arms. Welcome to the party – We…Continue
Posted on March 2, 2014 at 9:42am
Professional development is an ongoing process of continual self improvement. Here are some thoughts and ideas that might help you in your journey of professional growth:
Start with a passion for what you. For me that is the fuel that drives learning
Have a detailed learning plan.
Develop a personal network of peers that you can exchange ideas with and who will challenge your ideas.
Read voraciously – Read the classics, read current…Continue
Posted on February 27, 2014 at 8:30am
Seeking marginal gains is the buzzword of late. Looking for marginal gains is all fine and well, but there are no marginal gains if you have not taken care of the basics. You can search low and high for that last 2% that will put you on top of the podium but if you have not taken care of the first 98% the last 2% will never come. Know the basics and never stray far from them and you will be surprised how the marginal gains will accrue.
Posted on February 25, 2014 at 8:10am — 1 Comment