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Performance Optimization

Articles

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Fred Mael describes the various ways that sport and standard businesses generally differ in human resources departments. Among the subjects discussed are compensation, job turnover, and Read more >


Audio

This conversation with Chris Moody of Moody Pacific Coaching Services takes on some of the challenges involved in athlete transitions. These transitions include: Athletes leaving the college Read more >


Books

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Documentaries

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Tools

Both indirect and direct costs are critical to understand to fully embrace the importance of managing conflict in this $70B industry. This knowledge and skill set represents core Read more >

This tool is designed to assist in evaluating and rewarding a team. Objective: It is important to balance evaluations of the results of the team’s work with the contributions of individual team Read more >

The G.R. I. P. model describes 4 critical components of high performing teamwork. Intentionally developing the 4 components is extremely helpful in building new teams, changing old teams, and Read more >

SCI’s Peak Performance Team Model™ provides a comprehensive set of assessments and tools for risk management and performance optimization of competitive sports teams and organizations. Read more >

SCI has developed a number of sport-specific conflict observation tools. These tools are designed as a valuable assessment instrument to provide specific feedback to teams and organizations about Read more >

What are the environmental stressors that can interfere with athlete performance? What keeps coaches awake at night? What can be mitigate risk in athletics? Strains of the Games™ is a tool Read more >

Common Sense and Perspective: In other words, see the big picture.  Decide what are the goals of playing youth sports, and what do you want your kids to get out of them.  Forget things like state Read more >


Videos

Dr. Ken Pendleton and SCI Founder, Joshua Gordon, examine some of the challenges in understanding and preventing issues related to locker room culture. “Unfortunately, this is a lot more okay in Read more >

John Zinsser discusses ways in which professional and intercollegiate athletic programs manage conflict and how an Ombuds model might work as a viable alternative. Key Points on Organizational Read more >

Martin Hagger is Professor of Psychology at Curtin University. His areas of expertise are social, health, sport and exercise psychology. He is involved in numerous research projects nationally Read more >

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In this ingenious talk, Pulitzer Prize winning writer Charles Duhigg seamlessly combines informational facts from research, anecdotes from real events, and personal experience with insightful Read more >

As the Athletic Director and head coach of the Varsity Soccer team at Ryerson University, Dr. Joseph is often asked what skills he is searching for as a recruiter: is it speed? Strength? Agility? Read more >

In this video Bo Hanson discusses the cycle of a team’s season. He includes in his explanation how a team must progress through the five stages of team development, how the GRIP model Read more >


Weblinks

From WKCR 89.9 FM NY Date Broadcast: Mon, 13 Jan 2014 January’s installment of our series with the Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4) features John Zinsser, Read more >

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