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High-performers are driven to do their best – every time, every day.

What if we all had an athlete’s mindset at work? What would that look like? Today Janet discusses 6 of the 20 personality traits of high-performing athletes from the Sports Management Degree Guide. Janet also challenges us to think about how we can use these traits to assess ourselves and further define high performance in the workplace. To be a high-performing team, we need all people engaging in the self-discovery work required to be their best every day.

This episode answers questions such as:

  • What can athletes teach us about productivity?
  • Why is optimism a necessary trait for self-confidence?
  • How can we increase pride in our organizations?

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20 DISTINGUISHING PERSONALITY TRAITS OF HIGH PERFORMING ATHLETES

Scientists and sports psychologists haven’t yet concluded just how much of an athlete’s success is talent and ability, and how much is psychological. And yet, there doesn’t seem to be an athlete or coach on Earth who would argue that the latter is unimportant.

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AYP | HIGH PERFORMERS: WHO ARE THEY?

What are the 5 characteristics of high performers and why they are crucial to keep on your team? High performers do their best and their best makes a difference; they deserve for us to give our best to them. Learn how to identify your high performers, and how to retain them using the 3 techniques provided this week.

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9P | THE POWER OF PERSPECTIVE

How do you react if something at work or in your life doesn’t go exactly like you wanted? Do you feel sorry for yourself, wondering, “Why does this always happen to me?” Do you find yourself obsessing over the problem or obstacle in your way, or centering conversations around your problems?

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9P | SKILL VS. WILL

The first step in supporting low performance is to assess if the low performance is a result of low skill or low will. This requires observation, and even documentation, related to the lack of task or job performance. High performers expect leaders to deal with low performers and high performers will exit the organization if poor performance is not addressed and corrected.

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Connect with Coaches and Guests

The challenges over the last year may have kept us at a physical distance, but we are here with you and we have other ways for you to connect with your leadership community. Our listeners can engage with our coaches and expert guests every week at virtual roundtable discussions and at our upcoming conferences.

Explore our upcoming events:

july 2021

27jul2:00 pm2:45 pmVirtual EventHow to: Build (or Rebuild) a Powerful Leadership TeamRoundtable

august 2021

10aug2:00 pm2:45 pmVirtual EventHow to: Create a Culture of Belonging for All Students

24aug2:00 pm2:45 pmVirtual EventHow to: Realign with our Values and Expectations in our “New Normal”Roundtable

september 2021

14sep2:00 pm2:45 pmVirtual EventHow to: Drive Employee Actions that Support a Culture of BelongingRoundtable

28sep2:00 pm2:45 pmVirtual EventHow to: Provide Performance Feedback Aligned to ValuesRoundtable

october 2021

27octAll Day28Virtual EventWhat's Right in Education 202110th Annual Education Leadership Conference

march 2022

07marAll Day08Virtual EventDestination High PerformanceWest Coast

may 2022

17mayAll Day18Destination High PerformanceHigher Education Leadership Conference

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