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  • Cody Royle is a father of 3 kids, a husband, and an Aussie Rules Football Coach who began in Australia - now coaching Aussie Rules in Canada. He is the author of two books - Where Others Won’t and The Tough Stuff. He also works with coaches as a mentor coach. In this episode, JP and Nate dive into many relevant challenges that Head Coaches face that are presented in Cody’s most recent book.

    √ Coachability applies to coaches and players

    √ Improving awareness to identify positive or negative behavior

    √ The Seven Hard Truths

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  • As coaches, should our words and instructions differ from that being yelled from the bleachers by fans or parents? Are we telling players what to do or teaching them how to do it? Join JP and Nate as they discuss strategies to improve coaching methods.

    √ You haven’t taught until they’ve learned

    √ Become better teachers, not better tellers

    √ Opportunity cost of implementing this over that 

    √ Practice seminars or segments

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  • We're joined by Dr. Jerry Lynch, author of books like Win the Day and Everyday Champion Wisdom, and mentor to coaches like Steve Kerr, Anson Dorrance, and Phil Jackson. Jerry shares some timeless leadership wisdom for challenging times.

    √ Feelings drive function

    √ Heart is the spiritual component of competing 

    √ Spirituality is a way of being

    √ Commonalities in championship coaches

    Website: https://www.wayofchampions.com/

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  • In this second part of our conversation, JP and Nate discuss the challenges of operating with empathy while holding players accountable. The ultimate goal is to help players develop resiliency while upholding the standards of the program. We share a few additional strategies for walking the tightrope between empathy and accountability.

    √ Blame has an inverse relationship to accountability 

    √ Accountability starts with self-accountability

    √ Effectively manage stress to build resilience

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  • Successful leadership requires us to be effective at extending empathy AND maintaining accountability. Finding the right balance is not easy. JP and Nate discuss the challenges of operating with empathy while holding players accountable. The ultimate goal is to connect with players while safeguarding your standards. In the first half of our conversation we focus on what happens when empathy lacks and how to relate to our athletes' circumstances without compromising our standards.

    √ Accountability without empathy leads to resentment

    √ Empathy without accountability undermines resiliency

    √ Seek to relate without relinquishing standards

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  • Over the last year, TOC Culture Consulting has worked with HONE Athletics to gather data on the culture and mental health of the coaches teams we support. We talk with Psychotherapist and Co-Founder of HONE Jessica Renney about a new and NEEDED approach to Mental Health.

    √ Using data to promote mental health within team 

    √ Addressing the #1 stressor in sports 

    √ The changes we need to make in sports  

    √ Changing the narrative on mental health in sports

    Our guest's contact information - HONE Athletics | Website: https://honeathletics.com/ | Twitter: @HoneAthletics

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  • Over the last year, TOC Culture Consulting has worked with HONE Athletics to gather data on the culture and mental health of the coaches teams we support. We talk with Psychotherapist and Co-Founder of HONE Jessica Renney about a new and NEEDED approach to Mental Health.

    √ Research based approaches to mental health  

    √ Common stressors for athletes 

    √ #1 way coaches can help 

    √ Practical and proven interventions

    Our guest's contact information - HONE Athletics | Website: https://honeathletics.com/ | Twitter: @HoneAthletics

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  • JP releases his book, The Culture System. This is a glimpse at the Secrets of Successful Team Cultures.

    √ The Messiah Dominance & Difference

    √ A Culture of High Standards and Strong Relationships

    √ The Power of a Systematic Approach

    √ The Culture System

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  • Nate and JP discuss the pursuit of greatness in athletics and what it is costing our athletes, coaches, and their families.

    √ Measuring the Cost of Greatness 

    √ Promoting Balance within Athletes 

    √ What are we willing to give to our sport?  

    √ An Alternative Approach

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  • JP & Nate continue their conversation with New York Times best-selling author Daniel Coyle. This week we discuss how to get more honest feedback from your coaches and players, the difference between task and relational conflict, and how to create a tapestry of meaningful signals to reinforce your program’s purpose.

    √  “You’re going to ask for help…”

    √  How to get more honest feedback

    √  Task vs. relational conflict

    √  Creating a tapestry to communicate purpose

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  • We sit down with Daniel Coyle, the NY Times Best Selling Author of The Culture Code and The Talent Code.

    √ Culture Starts with Connection

    √ The Secret Quality of All Great Leaders

    √ The Mistake People Make in Vulnerability

    Our guest's contact information: Twitter: @DanielCoyle | Website: danielcoyle.com

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  • Leaving one school for another is rarely an easy decision.  JP & Nate share their thoughts on evaluating job opportunities, as well as insights gleaned from their own experiences.  This episode is for anyone who has ever wrestled with the question, “Should I stay, or should I go?”

    √ Conditions for change: Why do people leave?

    √ DO YOUR HOMEWORK!

    √ What are you chasing and why?

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  • Billy Armstrong is the Head Basketball Coach of Bergen Catholic High School, one of the top high school programs in America.

    √ Knowing Yourself as a Coach

    √ Tackling Adversity Together with Your Team

    √ Agreed Upon Interventions with Players

    √ Holding Your Team Accountable

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  • Billy Armstrong is the Head Basketball Coach of Bergen Catholic High School, one of the top high school programs in America.

    √ Preparing Your Players for the Next Steps in Life

    √ Building a Nationally Ranked Program

    √ Overcoming an Inferiority Complex

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  • We discuss the challenges coaching in today’s world, while being a person of faith.

    -Coaching While Walking in Our Faith

    -The Separation of Faith and Sports

    -Staying True to Your Spiritual Beliefs

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  • “I knew I had to change,” What I learned from former players Non-negotiables & Sweat Equity Being Grounded in Gratitude Balancing Family and the NBA Grind Leading Through Vulnerability

    We continue our conversation with 2022 NBA Coach of the Year Monty Williams as he discusses what he learned from his former players that helped prepare him for a second chance with the Suns. Williams shares his approach to building culture in Phoenix and how he relies on “sweat equity” to build relationships with his players.  He touches on some of his core values including gratitude, vulnerability, faith, and family.

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  • How Faith Shaped a Leadership Philosophy A Call From Pop Opens the Door to Coaching Taking Over the Pelicans “What I Learned From Getting Fired”

    Phoenix Suns Head Coach Monty Williams joins the podcast to discuss his incredible NBA coaching journey.  Williams enjoyed a successful playing career before joining the San Antonio Spurs coaching staff at the invitation of Greg Popovich.  Williams details his transition from player to assistant coach, and later the adjustment to head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans.

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  • Dealing with the pain Whose opinion matters? How do we respond? What criticism reveals about you

    J.P. and Nate discuss how to handle the inevitable criticism that comes our way during the sports season.

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  • √ Growing as a Leader
    √ What it Looks Like to Lead with Love
    √ The Importance of Intentionality in Sports

    Brian Catanella shares his own journey as a leader and the keys to his growth.

    Guests: Brian Catanella
    Website: leadwithlovebooks.com
    Twitter: @BrianCatanella
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    √ The Competitive Cauldron Training and Spreadsheet

    √ The Captain's Council Leadership System

    √ The Playing Time System

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  • √ The Big 3 Tricks to Developing Healthy Habits & Disciplines
    √ Two Ways to Start Investing in Your Development
    √ Healthy Disciplines and Habits for Every Leader

    J.P. Nerbun shares some of his personal development journey the last 8 years and how he has become more and consistent in developing the right disciplines.

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