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I CRASHED AND BURNED WHILE SURFING

Ah, Minnesota summer days! I recently spent time with a former player from my University of Minnesota, Morris coaching days.  We took part in a Minnesota favorite past time, boating on the lake.  We

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THE REAL KEY COACHING THE MILLENNIALS

The internet has become the go to resource for information.  Go to google and type in the search box “How to {________} millennials” and you will get – How the manage… How to motivate… How to

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THE MIGHTY – 1ST THREE CHAPTERS

Life is often called a journey. Each journey is like a race, it has a start and finish line. There will be difficult times on your journey along with enjoyable ones. There will be days you will want to

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THE 10 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF EVERYDAY

One trait successful business leaders have is asking themselves important questions each day. As a sports executive or an executive member of your team, you should be asking yourself questions daily.  Questions

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DO YOU HAVE A 30-60-90 DAY PLAN?

A colleague and good friend, Ryan Hodgson, recently posed the following question. “You have just become a Director of Coaching (DOC) of a club of 1000 kids. 600 competitive. 400 recreational. U4-U19

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FROM THE PITCH TO THE BOARD ROOM

In this eBook, “FROM THE PITCH TO THE BOARDROOM,” I will share with you some helpful tips to move you from a life of success to a life of significance. When you take the first step in applying

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SOLVING SOCCER ALLIANCE CREATED TO IMPROVE YOUTH SOCCER IN NORTH AMERICA

Kansas City, MO, June 28, 2017– Eight companies from across the US, have come together in what is being hailed as a ‘first of its kind alliance’ to provide unprecedented support to the game of soccer

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4 LEADERSHIP TRAITS ALL ATHLETES SHOULD DEVELOP

When I do workshops for teams or for a group of coaches on Sports Leadership, one of the first activities I do is called, Finding the Leader in the Room.  This is an interactive exercise that helps define

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MAKE YOUR DASH COUNT

There is a day that you are born and a day that you will die.  In between those two dates is a dash.  What are you doing to make your Dash Count? What about the other Dashes in your life, the times of

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DEALING WITH THE STORM

When the rain came in Game 7 for the World Series what did the Cubs do?  What happens when storms roll in on your plans?  Do you choose to get bitter or better?  Storms are going to happen, Christian

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