When Coaches Check In With Players At Practice, It Makes Them Feel Valued
Touch points, according to Frost, are an invaluable method to make sure no player goes without attention.
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.
Positive Touch Is The Fundamental Language Of Successful Cooperation
Keltner's research indicates that touch is the fundamental language of cooperation and connection.
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.
Have Your Athletes Reflect On Gratitude Once Per Week And See The Results
Dacher Keltner, Director of the Greater Good Science Center, shares the positive impact of reflection.
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.
Jim Sochor's Core Team Values
Former UC Davis Football Coach talks about how he got the most out of players.