Over this weekend there have been even more examples than ususal of top managers making public comments that are not only unhelpful to others in the game but have a negative impact on their own credibility.
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Thoughts and musings on the worlds of Football and Mental Coaching
January saw Richard partnering up with the PCA to create an innovative new workshop for professional cricketers. Leicestershire were the first to benefit as they prepare for an exciting new era under the captaincy of Matthew Hoggard.
Yesterday I spend an enjoyable and valuable day at the Leaders In Football Conference at Chelsea FC. As well as some great insights from the likes of Gerard Houllier and Damien Comolli I enjoyed catching up with Bill Beswick, Dereck Fazackerley, Steve Black and Jeff Tipping.
In watching various post match interviews this week you could be correct in assuming that the way to motivate your players is to immediately transfer list them all, to publicly criticise your back four which includes a 17 year old debutant or to announce on radio that your strikers couldn’t hit a barn door.
Aspiring football coaches and managers need look no further than Sir Bobby for a model of how to become truly great. On the pitch he led his teams to Championships in England, Spain, Portugal and Holland as well as his well documented success with England.
Listen to this special bonus audio – Our seven top secrets to being happier at work.
Although Richard is best known to his football clients for his groundbreaking work on leadership, confidence and developing mental strength, he also works with some of the biggest organisations in the UK including Tesco Personal Finance and EDF Energy. Next week Richard will make available to visitors to this sight his Seven Secrets to Being Happy At Work. Check back on Monday to learn more!
Success In Football’s Richard Nugent is now part of Warwick Business School’s Certificate in Applied Management for Football. The course is sponsored by the FA, PFA and LMA and is a must for all senior coaches and managers. Richard will be working with groups to develop their leadership and influencing skills.
We know that players are always looking for ways to relax and many of you will have a playlist on your iPod to help you to stay calm in the lead up to a game.