"Trust is the quintessential building block for any friendship, relationship or partnership."
"Successful teamwork is built on a foundation of trust. Each member of the team must establish trust, cultivate trust through his actions and words, and work to maintain it."
"Elite athletes are goal-setting machines, and the habit of continual goal setting is a primary reason they climb the ladder to the elite level."
"The process of setting goals guides athletes to understand their current level of skill and achievement and their ability to progress. Establishing goals may seem simple, but to do so effectively requires an understanding of the types of goals, especially related to athletics, and the process to set, monitor, and accomplish an objective."
"According to Research by asaecenter, leadership style is the way a person uses power to lead other people. Research has identified a variety of leadership styles based on the number of followers. The most appropriate leadership style depends on the function of the leader, the followers and the situation."
Ever feel like you have the attention span of a fruit fly? These distraction-fighting techniques by Camille Noe Pagán for the Huffington Post will help you snap to.
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"Resilience is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats, or even significant sources of stress — such as family and relationship problems, serious health problems, or workplace and financial stressors. It means “bouncing back” from difficult experiences."
Why is optimism so essential in leadership? It has a lot do with energy, which is also highly important. "Optimistic people... give energy. When you are around them, the day just seems brighter; the birds seem to be chirping louder, the future looks brighter."
This must-read blog by James Leath, Head of Leadership at IMG Academy in Brandenton, FL, goes into detail about the "intangibles" that recruiters look for in a future college athlete. Leath discusses why it takes great character, and not just great talent, to make it to a college roster.
In this article for Education Week, Carol Dweck, the Lewis and Virginia Eaton professor of psychology at Stanford University and the author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, discusses what a growth mindset is, and what it isn't.