I couldn’t believe how I was performing. “This is my new team! I just want to play well! I want to succeed so much and this is what I do?! I am sure everyone thinks that I am a disappointment! The coaches are for sure already googling other liberos to hire…” … More How to Succeed in a New Environment?
Think 6-year-old Sally who has been playing on the yard with a ball for an hour and now runs back in with muddy shoes and bouncing the ball with dirty hands, so excited to tell mom the trick that she just learned with the ball! She is gonna be so proud of me! Mommy mommy mommy look what I just did! Mommy unfortunately was already a little stressed coming back from work and now Sally is dirty and spreading the mud all over the house… No more mess she thinks and responds…” … More How to Know If You Limit Yourself and How to Solve It?
Are you consuming more time on thinking how good you can be or how bad you were? Are you spending more time on comparing yourself to others and feeling down because of comparison or can you see others’ success as something empowering to you? Are you using your time trying to find the connection between your mind and body or are you treating your body more or less like a tool to get what you want? … More 3 Mistakes Athletes Make
Competitiveness does not have to be loud. You can be silently supercompetitive. Some people think that unless you are vocal about competition, you would not be a competitor. I call that BS. Actions speak louder than words.. … More Personality in Sports – Unlock Your Competitiveness
Are you one of the introverted athletes who feel like you should be louder or chattier in sports? But you just don’t like the loud environment? Do you think shyness and introversion is just the same? Did you know that extroverted athletes can also be shy? … More Are introverts underdogs in the sports world?
What else goes into great team culture than hard work, passion and resiliency? How can you start transforming your team culture? … More 5 Essential Elements to Create a Winning Team Culture
Vulnerability. Authenticity. Courage. Nice words? Uncomfortable words? What do they even mean? How could those words ever be related to sports? You must be out of your mind, you soft and smooshy lady from Finland, if you think those soft words could ever be installed, represented, discussed in the sports world? Sports is hard, a … More Vulnerability and Authenticity in Sports. Only for Wimps?
Nyt päästäänkin aiheeseen, jonka parissa olen kuluttanut paljon aikaa, lukien, oppien, keskustellen, kasvaen. Herkkyys ja aitous urheilussa. Pidetään pehmojen hommana, mutta niin vaan maailma muuttuu.. 🙂 … More Herkkyys ja aitous urheilussa. Heikkojen hommaa?
Should it be time to bring authentic leadership, emotional intelligence and empathic way of leading more prevalent in the sports world too? I mean if that is the way to get optimal results out of humans, why we would not do the same in sports? … More Why we need Authentic Leadership in Sports?
Do you feel respected and appreciated? I hope you answer yes but according to my experiences, many of you are wrestling with the feeling that the “coach is not appreciating or respecting me enough”. And guess what, many coaches feel the exact same way – that they or their work is not appreciated by the athletes. … More 7 Points to Empower Coaches and Athletes