Positive Contact Between Teammates Related To Better Athletic Performance
Keltner's research indicates that players can make each other better through positive touch.
Positive Touch Is The Fundamental Language Of Successful Cooperation
Keltner's research indicates that touch is the fundamental language of cooperation and connection.
Bulldozer parents push problems out of their kids way, which means kids can't learn to cope with struggle.
Fountains, according to Griffin, are leaders that make those around them better, and drains suck the energy.
Spurs Exec R.C. Buford on what former athletes reflect on when looking back at their sports experience.
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
Princeton Volleyball Coach Sam Shweisky On Filling Emotional Tanks
Why fueling an athlete's emotional tank with compliments and positive reinforcement will benefit the team.
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 Winner's Circle For Post Game Or Practice Feedback
Sometimes positive feedback can be more impactful coming from teammates, as seen in this "Winner's Circle."