The Coach as a Leader

philippines, basketball, selfie, coaching

Australian Boomers Assistant Coach Luc Longley was aggrieved, probably still angry and bitterly disappointed.  Yet he spoke calmly in his observations that Philippines Head Coach, Chot Reyes, incited the violent brawl in the Boomers V Philippines match and laid the blame pretty closely at his feet. Whether this is true (and there is some evidence to…

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Why great leaders consistently achieve their goals

Author: Jon Shepherd, Director of Business Operations & Development at Leaders of Evolution (June 15 2018) Goal setting is universally seen as an effective approach to development — regardless of what that development might be. Goals provide an end point to progression and a road map to get there. There are different methods of goal…

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5 things I learnt at Syracuse University

By Damian Hecker, Director of Learning & Development at Leaders of Evolution It’s not often you get the backstage pass.  No lines, preferential treatment and access to a world that most of us only ever discover through a behind the scenes doco. To say I had the rockstar treatment during my time at Syracuse University…

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How do I develop leadership? Olympic Gold Medallist, Katie Allen

Katie Allen Olympic Gold Medallist

Katie Allen is an Olympic Gold Medallist, coach and teacher. Perhaps above all, Katie has shown herself to be an incredibly effective and inspiring leader through her professional sporting career with the Hockeyroos, as coach of the Victorian Institute of Sports Women’s Hockey program and most recently in her role leading the Camberwell Men’s Premier…

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Time to celebrate failure

As we all lament the fact the Olympics have finished up for another four years and our athletes return to the fame, anonymity or challenge of another cycle of torturous training it’s timely to reflect on what we can take away from the Olympic experience.

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Social media do’s, don’ts and tips for emerging athletes

Have you ever had an experience where your social media post has had an impact on someone else?  It’s pretty likely that you have – maybe many.  This may have been a really positive experience where you thanked someone or shared something brilliant they did.  Alternatively, it could have been an incident where your decision…

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Mentoring Agreement

Mentoring is a mutually beneficial relationship which involves a more experienced person helping a less experienced person to achieve their goals.

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How the horse racing industry develops high performing teams

Author:  Damian Hecker, Director of Learning & Development at Leaders of Evolution Even if you’re not a fan of horse racing, if you had the pleasure of watching Winx scorch the soggy turf beneath her feet on Saturday at Randwick you surely must have been impressed.  Under the cover of typically gloomy Sydney Autumn Carnival…

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