Aug 5, 2019
In this week’s podcast we welcome Dr. Fergus
Connolly, one of the world’s foremost human performance
thought leaders and influencers. Dr. Connolly has applied
performance science with leading sports, military, and business
teams. He is the only coach to have full times roles in every major
sport, including soccer (Liverpool, Bolton Wanderers), professional
and college football (San Francisco 49s and University of Michigan)
and rugby (Welsh national team).
We talk about the three types of coaches he has seen in
the world and how the one thing we can control is our response, and
how powerful it is when we respond appropriately.
Other Highlights from the Discussion:
The importance of self-formal education
"Running down rabbits and forgetting to grab the
Ben Johnson story about analyzing running and the importance
of being selective about what you change in an athlete
Can we build models within sport that can help predict team
3 Types of coaches Fergus has worked with
"Take the right guy, not the best guy."
How to build a solid culture in any organization
Leading a team of people, not an organization
Choosing the right coach to lead a team
Doing more, or doing it better?
What is the one thing that holds back coaches?
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