Posts tagged Coach
8 Traits of good managers

Project Oxygen, a research study undertaken by the tech giant Google, collected over 10,000 pieces of data about managers — across more than 100 variables, from performance reviews to feedback surveys. They found that a good manager has 8 specific traits:

  1. A good coach
  2. Empowers and does not micromanage
  3. Expresses interest and concern in subordinates’ success and well-being
  4. Results oriented
  5. Listens and shares information
  6. Helps with career development
  7. Has a clear vision and strategy
  8. Has key technical skills
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Discover Your Passion - Do Work That You Love

Do you not know what to do with your life or what career path to choose? Do you have lots of options but still cannot decide? Do you have friends and family giving you conflicting advice? Do you know what your strengths are but still don't know how to use them well? Would you like to finally start on your career path and not waste another year?

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Video Interview - Daithí McCabe

This is an interview with Daithi McCabe, an Athlete Development Coach with the National Athlete Development Academy (NADA). I first met him when I was working with the company as the Operations Manager. He speaks about going to college, getting started in the sports coaching industry and his first jobs. I choose Daithí for this interview because I believe that he had particularly challenging path to his current job, although it may not seem like that by the way he describes it! 

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