Being a leader can be stressful as more demands are needed of you from others. If the stress is not managed correctly it can cause burnout and other negative behaviours that not only effects yourself but those that you lead. Understanding what stress is and what causes it is half the battle.
As a sports psychology consultant, it was a pleasure to attend the British Psychology Society’s sports division conference. It was an amazing opportunity to share and learn from some of the brightest minds within the field of sport.
Vince Lombardi would question his talent – How well do you truly know yourself? He would invite players to share with him their values, ask what they stood for and challenge them to appreciate their own set of personal values.
Steve Kerr’s actions took courage. He noticed something wasn’t working for his team and decided to change things up for the benefit of his team even though he knew there was going to be a backlash in the media and from peers.