Welcome to Season 4, Episode #6 of Discover the Leader in You! On the eve of the Super Bowl, the topic of a coach’s impact upon their player’s is crucial to the conversation of influence and is very relevant and timely! Specifically, just how important is it to balance the pressure of winning vs. serving as a positive role model in the lives of players?
In a recent article on Chicago’s Comcast SportNet, Head Coach of the Carolina Panthers Ron Rivera is credited with having a positive impact on Cam Newton by allowing the QB to just be himself, which has allowed the team to win in dramatic fashion all season leading up to tomorrow’s Super Bowl.
For me, a positive influence is more important than simply winning and is vital to the conversation when we are talking about any relationship, whether sports related or business related. On Today’s show we have a very successful coach who will provide a window into the importance of balancing winning vs. serving as a positive role model. Mario Houston is here to share wisdom around the topic of “How to Navigate the Pressures to Win as a High School Coach!”