Cavs GM David Griffin: Leaders Can Choose To Be A Fountain Or A Drain
Fountains, according to Griffin, are leaders that make those around them better, and drains suck the energy.
Positive Contact Between Teammates Related To Better Athletic Performance
Keltner's research indicates that players can make each other better through positive touch.
Bulldozer parents push problems out of their kids way, which means kids can't learn to cope with struggle.
Spurs Exec R.C. Buford on what former athletes reflect on when looking back at their sports experience.
Assess the current culture as if you were a brand new family entering the program for the first time.
Positive Touch Is The Fundamental Language Of Successful Cooperation
Keltner's research indicates that touch is the fundamental language of cooperation and connection.
The Positive Effects Of Fist-Bumps And High-Fives
Dacher Keltner describes a less common way to fill teammates emotional tanks- fist-bumps, high-fives and hugs.
The Power Of Saying Thank You
Saying thank you is an underrated form of filling the emotional tanks of those around you who make you better.
Connection Is The Foundation Of The Indians Success
Carter Hawkins, Cleveland Indians Player Development exec, credits "connection" for the team’s success.
Hugh McCutcheon On Establishing Trust Within Teams
Hugh McCutcheon, two-time Olympic medalist volleyball coach, on how trust leads to player and team success
Dacher Keltner: High-Fives And The Science Of Emotion In Sport
Interview of Dacher Keltner, a psychologist whose research of NBA teams explores the role of emotion in sports
Filling Emotional Tanks
Learn how to use a 5:1 ratio of positive to critical feedback to optimize the performance of your teammates.
The Importance Of A Full Emotional Tank
Blog post from US Lacrosse on the value of coaches filling the emotional tanks of their athletes.