NETFLIX OR BLOCKBUSTER COACH?

A selection from John O’Sullivan’s blog at Changing the Game Project. www.changingthegameproject.com Blockbuster Video was on top of the world in 2004 when a small startup called Netflix approached them and offered to sell the company to them for $50 million. Blockbuster laughed. Today, Blockbuster Video is bankrupt, Netflix is worth tens of billions, and it…… Continue reading NETFLIX OR BLOCKBUSTER COACH?

BEING A GOOD JUNIOR COACH

A good little article from Good Sports. http://www.goodsports.com.au Finals season is an exciting time for any junior team, and as a coach or a parent, it’s natural to want to see the team have success. This time of the year can also be tricky for junior coaches, with pressure from parents, supporters and the club…… Continue reading BEING A GOOD JUNIOR COACH

WHAT ARE YOU THINKING?

As we head into the final third of completion, your thinking could make all the difference to how the season ends. Whether you’re winning with a great chance for finals football, or not winning and trying to work out how you stay motivated, your thinking plays a massive part. By the time we are 17…… Continue reading WHAT ARE YOU THINKING?

MISTAKES MATTER

We generally want to protect our own kids from making mistakes, because we know it can be painful, or humiliating or disappointing. Yet what science teaches us is that it is the mistakes that develop people the most, particularly when they then work out how to rectify it themselves. It’s what I call “mistake momentum”,…… Continue reading MISTAKES MATTER