Increasingly we are looking at proactive approaches to help our clients prevent the issues that are keeping them up at night. One of the simplest ways to minimize interpersonal tensions is to be intentional about the conversations we are having, or not having, with each other. I recently read an … [Read more...] about Conversations Matter
As we look back on the last decade, I can’t help but recognize the significant shifts in the sport sector. As someone who has been working, volunteering, and consulting in sport since 1991, I have also noticed that leaders are more depleted and overwhelmed than ever. This depletion is due in part to … [Read more...] about State of Flow – Fueling Meaningful Work
It struck me recently that we are masterful at initiating things as sport leaders, athletes, and coaches. We are forever looking to climb the next mountain and even as we reach our peak, we are already seeking the thrill of what’s next. This incessant drive to accomplish something has built … [Read more...] about Finishing Strong
A few weeks ago, I published Part 1 of Stewarding Conflict to explain different ways that people hold conflict. Our lawyers at SLSG are experienced at addressing conflict through the 'legal' lens by using policies and formal and informal dispute resolution techniques. This process is successful and … [Read more...] about Stewarding Conflict – Part 2
Dina Bell-Laroche facilitated a 3 day Sport Leaders Retreat with 10 sport stewards from across the country and from 10 different sport. Together, they discovered new ways to lead from a place of values, vulnerability, and compassion. They learned about the NOVA Profile and how the tool can generate … [Read more...] about Another successful Sport Leaders Retreat!
This blog is about working through conflict in a deliberate and purposeful way. The word conflict derives from the Latin word conflictus which means to ‘strike together’. This ‘striking together’ has had me thinking differently about one of the most frequent reasons people call the SLSG. I am not a … [Read more...] about Stewarding Conflict – Part 1