Competition is a key to getting better and Pete Carroll has built his coaching philosophy around that. On this week’s episode we take a look in depth at Carroll’s coaching philosophy, its benefits, and its applicability in different settings. Plus we answer another question of the week.
In my blog post from last week I outlined three central tenants of Carroll’s coaching philosophy. The central element is competition, which we talked about first on the episode:Always competing is great, but it is much harder to implement without talent. @nick_g_garcia Click To Tweet Always compete is not about competition with others; it's about competing with yourself to get better. Click To Tweet
We also discussed some other elements of Carroll’s philosophy outlined in his book Win Forever: Live, Work, and Play Like a Champion:When jealously gets involved it prevents us from learning from good coaches. Click To Tweet Find your own coaching philosophy; build around what you believe in, not what someone else does. Click To Tweet Be present. If you make a mistake, forget about it and be present for your next decision. Click To Tweet
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- For more about Pete Carroll’s philosophy, read my post from last week, his book Win Forever: Live, Work, and Play Like a Champion, or listen to his interview on the Finding Mastery podcast.