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    The following article is from Robert Glazer from Friday February 5, 2021. “It’s when you’re acting selflessly that you are at your bravest.” – Veronica Roth I often think back on a presentation I heard years ago by Peter Atwater, a behavioral economist who was speaking to a group of CEOs.  Atwater studies personal preferences in areas such as books, music, architecture, and food, and compares them against social, political, financial and business activities to look for patterns. In his speech, Atwater...

    Vaughan Merchant / CBU Athletics Original Story by Corey Leblanc CBU Athletics January 26, 2021 https://gocapersgo.ca/sports/wsoc/2020-21/releases/20210126eb2sd9 'Students of the game' Diverse coaching talents a key to success for Caper women's soccer program Team work and consistency are key ingredients for a Cape Breton University Capers women's soccer coaching staff that has helped construct one of the most envied varsity sport programs in Canada. Led by New Waterford native Stephen 'Ness' Timmons, who has guided the Capers since the birth of the Atlantic...

    Student-Athlete Wellness Courtesy of the CCAA and SIRC. The CCAA is pleased to introduce a round-table webinar series ( https://www.ccaa.ca/general/webinars/indexOpens in a new window). The goal of these panel discussions is to identify topics that are important to the CCAA and its stakeholders and invite experts to provide their insights.  Video:  https://youtu.be/NQ2WLt0N2K4Opens in a new window This topic discusses the healthy and balanced lifestyle that student-athletes strive to maintain and the resources available to them to ensure success on and off the field...

    Courtesy of Dalhousie Athletics Original story courtesy of Dalhousie Athletics Communications January 21, 2021 (HALIFAX, N.S.) After nearly 30 years in university athletics, Dalhousie's assistant director of athletics Pat Nearing will be retiring in May 2021. Nearing first began his administrative career in 1993 as the athletic director of the Technical University of Nova Scotia (TUNS) after 12 years as a physical education teacher. He retired from coaching after the Tigers 2019 campaign after leading both TUNS (17) and Dalhousie's...

    Today is Bell "Let's Talk Day". Although it is only one day a year everyday we should be focusing on the mental health and wellness of each other. Normally there are many that struggle with mental health, but with the COVID-19 Pandemic, now more than ever people are struggling, especially when they have to deal with the isolation of quarantine. Please remember that we are only as strong as each other. We as coaches are lucky, we...

    Courtesy of the Coaches Association of Ontario https://www.coachesontario.ca/programs-resources/funding-for-coach-salaries/#jumplink_3YR_HC Coach Salary Support Programs The Coach Salary Support programs aim to increase the number of full-time salaried coaching positions in the sports industry by providing seed funding for organizations who are looking to hire a full-time coach for the first time. Funding is available for full-time head coaches and for full-time female apprentice coaches at the post-secondary level. 3-Year Full-time Head Coach This funding provides up to $60,000 over 3 years for a new...

    Courtesy of the LearLoft January 19, 2021 https://learnloft.com/2021/01/19/the-one-kind-of-goal-great-leaders-set-each-year/?utm_source=ActiveCampaign&utm_medium=email&utm_content=The+One+Goal+Great+Leaders+Set+Each+Year&utm_campaign=Newsletter+1%2F21&vgo_ee=gleiqJUDlquRWK2oix4YczpxdzkQNl9LgdxZ9pnzLRY%3D Maybe it’s to increase revenue, improve profitability, or to reduce voluntary turnover. Whatever the goal is, it matters because you have taken the time and energy to define your team’s new performance goals to achieve in 2021. Research suggests that goal-driven leaders outperform those that are not. So if you’re not a goal-setting kind of person, maybe it’s time to rethink your approach at the beginning of the year.   However, as a...

    "Managers measure themselves based on performance alone. Leaders measure themselves based on performance plus impact." John Eades ...

    Story courtesy of SIRC. Posted on January 20, 2021 by Megan Cumming, Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) https://sirc.ca/blog/five-things-about-canadian-anti-doping/ Anti-doping is often thought to be exclusive to high-performance sport. Athletes are whisked away from the public eye after winning events to have urine and blood collected. It’s true that testing athletes at competitions is an important element of a successful anti-doping program, but there is much more involved in creating a sporting culture that values and celebrates clean...