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5 Minutes with Bo Hanson: Fixed vs Growth Mindset

Learn why your team’s skill set is only a starting point by understanding the difference between a fixed and a growth mindset. In this short video Bo explains how a fixed mindset drives the expectation that an athlete can only operate within a predetermined range of abilities, while a growth mindset sees the potential for skill development on a mental and physical level.

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People quit Bosses not Jobs because they are not Engaged

There is interesting research, based on a Gallup survey of reasons for people leaving their jobs, which shows nearly 75% of people decided to quit because of their boss or the managerial working environment, and only 35.4% of Americans felt engaged in their workplace. If you think about it, this creates a massive and unnecessary cost to businesses, especially when you consider the cause and the fact that these numbers are fixable.

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2016 National Coaching Conference

2016 National Coaching Conference The 2016 National Coaching Conference in Seattle from June 21st – 23rd will see Athlete Assessments’ Bo Hanson presenting alongside Sara

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Lessons From Leicester

By Lahnee Pavlovich, Head of Research and Writing, Athlete Assessments Leicester City’s recent EPL title win has sparked a wave of reaction across the globe.

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Youth Sports, What Can They Learn From Finnish schools?

Sports in many ways is like education. Athletes need to be taught new skills, they need to be nurtured, especially in the conscious incompetence and unconscious competence stages of their learning where these new skills are still foreign to them, such as in youth sports, and athletes need to be given the best opportunities to grow and succeed by their Coaches and teammates. It is the overall environment, including a good Coach-athlete relationship, access to good equipment, training and competition environments, support mechanisms and athlete self-awareness that allows an athlete to be the best they can be. Similar to how a student given the best possible academic environment will thrive and grow into the best adult they can be.

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Create the Right Sports Team Culture: 10 Critical Factors

Culture is being discussed in sporting circles now more than ever. Why? Because it is a significant performance factor. If you have the “right” culture, your team is more likely to achieve sustainable success – not always winning, but always being in the hunt. If you have the “wrong” culture, your chances of any success, even fleeting success are almost zero. So how do you create the right sports team culture? In this article we discuss 10 Factors that Define Successful Sports Team Cultures.

What is culture? In its simplest and most useful description culture is the “way we behave on this team”. Behavior is a reflection of values. Recruiting and developing a common set of values helps create success.

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What Coaches need to know about their Team’s Culture

In previous articles, we have discussed at length why a productive team culture is vital for sports teams to be successful. But how do you actually know what kind of culture exists in your sports team and whether it is productive or effective, or if it needs development? In this article we discuss the four DISC Culture Styles which are mapped to the four elements of the Competing Values Framework.

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