There Is A Difference Between Honest Criticism And Negativity
Clark says that criticism doesn't always have to be negative in nature, but honest reflection is important.
Cavs Phil Handy's Speech About Effort, Not Winning, During NBA Finals
Watch this first hand account of Phil Handy looking back at his own legendary, passionate speech on effort.
Coaches Demonstrating A "Never Quit" Attitude For Players
Murphy ensures that her athletes understand how important it is to never quit, no matter the score of a game.
Coaches And Parents Need Not Praise Effort When It's Not There
Praising ineffective or absent effort is the same thing as telling kids "I don't expect you to improve."
Helicopter, Snowplow, And Curling Parents Aren't Teaching Resilience
"Nobody is going to sweep the ice for you" when life gets challenging as an adult, Carol Dweck explains.
True Confidence Is Not Based In Results, Feelings Or External Rewards
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart says confidence based on external feedback is "shaky confidence."
Advice From Performance Psychologist: Be Where Your Feet Are
Mental skills coach Graham Betchart's "Be where your feet are" approach keeps athletes focused.
Help Athletes Get To Know Themselves, And They Will Learn How To Learn
Super-Bowl-Champion-turned-youth-sports-speed-training-coach on helping athletes get to know themselves
The Guardians Praise Process, And Parents Can, Too
The Cleveland Guardians Manager of Youth Baseball Development emphasizes the "achievement of process."
George Karl: Emphasizing Positive Energy
Long-time NBA Coach George Karl on the balance between maintaining positive energy and the need to correct.