“Each person holds so much power within themselves that needs to be let out. Sometimes they just need a little nudge, a little direction, a little support, a little coaching, and the greatest things can happen.” Pete Carroll, American football coach
Sir Steve Hansen was a good rugby coach. He wasn’t an All Black. Beauden Barrett is a great rugby player. He isn’t a coach. The main difference is their age, their experience and their roles. The All Blacks have long benefitted from coaches with knowledge, experience and good people skills.
Soft skills such as strong social and collaborative attributes come with age and experience. These skills need to be developed earlier in younger generations, especially Millennials – our emerging leaders.
It takes hard practice to master soft skills such as team working, project leading, problem solving and handling conflict. The on-going series of Co=Gen modules provides spaced learning opportunities with coaching input and feedback.
Harnessing the energy of those they coach is what all great sport coaches do, as exemplified by 2019 Netball World Cup winning coach Dame Noeline Taurua. This is also what Silververve coaches do working with Millennials on important stuff they didn’t learn in the education system. More on Programme
Harnessing natural energy Photo: Andy Lukey