When the American Rugby Pro Training Center in Little Rock, Arkansas opened its doors in late 2014, founder and rugby 7’s coach Julie McCoy tapped Houston’s Mattison Grey—a former rugby player, and current executive coach and performance specialist—to serve as mental skills coach for her recently-assembled group of female rugby players. Grey began her work with the athletes in February 2015; after three in-person training sessions, plus weekly phone calls, the team—comprised of athletes that
Read more: American Rugby Pro Training Center Has Undefeated Season, Wins National Championship, with Help from Houston Leadership and Performance Specialist Mattison Grey
Watch as Coach Susie ambushes Tom in the office coffee bar.
Read more: Someone has to say it
Do you borrow things from others? It’s a cool thing. They have something we need temporarily, they are willing to let us use it, and we agree to give it back in the same condition that we received it. I don’t know about you, but letting others borrow my things makes me feel good,
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Oh, I know, it sure would be nice if we could, and boy do we try, but when we use policies to try to improve performance it almost always backfires. Why?
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Is it sometimes difficult for you to “take a compliment”? Do you cringe a little when you get praised? Well, you are not alone in being uncomfortable accepting compliments, praise, appreciation and thank you, and there’s a good reason why.
Read more: Take that!
Quite often I hear people say some pretty silly stuff. Stuff that often makes sense on the surface, but when you really think about it, doesn’t make much sense at all, “don’t quit” is one of them.
Read more: When “Don’t Quit” Doesn’t Work
If you are growing or running a business (or career) that doesn’t thoroughly light you up…
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It’s that time of year again. Everyone is looking at what they want to achieve in the coming months. Many of you have realized that New Year’s resolutions don’t work and have stopped making them. Good for you. That is the good news. The bad news is that traditional goal setting doesn’t really work either.
Read more: Top 5 reasons people don’t achieve their goals
In High Performance…It’s Everything
Read more: What’s Love Got to Do With It?
In recent months it’s become popular for people to “pay it forward” and pay for a strangers purchases at coffee shops, grocery stores and restaurants. In the US we have come love these random acts of kindness.
Read more: Starbucks Kills Kindness