Something happens to kids in sports when team members feel a sense of ownership.
I attended leadership seminar recently where they talked about creating an environment in which a business team feels ownership. Studies show that when employees feel that ownership in their jobs, they are more accountable for their performance, and thus help lead the company to greater success.
How can parents and coaches apply that same philosophy of team ownership to youth sports, allowing athletes to have a fulfilling and rewarding sports experience? Here are three simple ways to start helping kids claim ownership.
Are You Frustrated with the Politics of Youth Sports?
The issue of politics in youth sports can take all the fun out of the game – if you let it!
I know – my years of sports parenting experience have given me ample opportunity to get sucked into all the games and drama that go on behind the scenes.
I have hope to offer: You CAN navigate these treacherous waters successfully – I can show you how.