Posts Tagged 'Goal Setting'

Coach K on Building a Culture of Trust and Goal Mistakes

Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski (Coach K) is a master at team building. Below, he shares his thoughts on gaining the respect of your players and the wrong approach to goal setting.

  • On creating respect of players: “The best way gain respect is to tell them the truth. Look them in the eye and tell them, “This is the way it is.” Give it to them straight – both the good and the bad. Not just, “You are not playing ...

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Maximize Goal Setting Using SMART System

Goal setting can sometimes get boring and not be used to its full effectiveness. A systematic program called SMART will help coaches and athletes better achieve goals, improve performance and athletic motivation.

SMART stands for:

Specific

Measurable

Attainable

Realistic

Time Bound

The use of such an acronym is helpful in having athletes remember some of the key elements within goal setting. Goal setting, done correctly, involves many facets to be truly effective. One can, though, still be effective with focus on the basic elements within SMART goals.

Specific ...

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5 Steps to More Effective Goal Setting

Right after a heartbreaking loss to Alabama, Texas A &M quarterback Johnny Manziel http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Manziel talked about his team staying focused on goals such as getting to the SEC Championship by taking things “one game at a time.” That old coaching cliché is great, but successful goal setting is far more systematic and planned out. Here are 5 steps to increase the likelihood of reaching team goals.

1) State the purpose.  Complete this sentence.  I want to __________.

Examples: I want the ...

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