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Cirovski Serving Up "Secret Sauce to Success"

By Brady Reid, 05/26/21, 11:00AM EDT There is a simple formula for finding success in the beautiful game: E=mc² In this context, it’s not the work of physicist Albert Einstein being applied but rather the ‘chemistry’ assessment of a team done by Windsor TFC Owner Vancho…

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Role of Leadership Groups in Team Sports

We recently completed a number of sessions with leadership groups comprised of 5 to 6 representative members of high performance sports teams. Our discussions were focused on clarifying their role and dealing with the inevitable challenges of the coming season. The group members…

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Solving Dysfunctionality and Building Team Chemistry

Why is it that only a few teams and organizations are able to achieve a sustainable level of high performance? Lessons learned from social psychology and years of experience suggest that a key factor is the ability of leaders to consciously manage team chemistry and avoid dysfunctionality. …

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Does team culture predict performance?

Using a modified Denison Organizational Culture Survey to measure high performance sports teams, our results strongly indicate that team culture is a predictor of winning percentage. For all the talk about how team culture impacts performance, there hasn’t been a way to measure…

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Focus On Culture When You Take Over

Whether you're a new manager in the English Premier League,a new head coach in the National Football League or taking over any of the NCAA sports programs,you face the same pressure of building a winning program.This is true in sports as it is in business.You are expected…

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Survey Says!

Survey says Terps are 'well-integrated' team with solid chemistry Before season, Maryland players participated in exercise to gauge unity and personal motivations January 25, 2013|By Jeff Barker, The Baltimore Sun COLLEGE PARK — — Shortly before the season began,…

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Going Against the Grain

How discomfort can help coaches build winning cultures. Summer is done.  It’s back to school and back to work.  My hope is that as leaders and coaches go back to work after their summer holidays, they go back with a little anxiety. Not over whether they will have a successful…

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Culture and Leadership Showcase Brief

This is a narrative summary and selected slides of the material presented on June 22, 2012 at the Peak Showcase on Organizational Culture and Leadership  Organizations spend over $120 billion annually on training and development in United States. In Canada we spend approximately…

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Cirovski defines leadership formula

During their run to a second straight CIS women's basketball championship last season, Windsor Lancers head coach Chantal Vallee agonized over some personnel decisions and the domino effect it would have on her team. Vallee went with her gut instincts and she was proven…

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