Reframe the conversation. The Wednesday Weekly Roundup is Where The Coaching Conversation Points You to Interesting Articles on Coaching, Leadership, Sports, Performance, Health and Fitness, and sometimes, money.
Astonishing Kipchoge smashes two hour marathon barrier (Reuters)
“I am feeling good. After Roger Bannister it took another 65 years to make history,” he added. “Now I’ve gone under two hours to inspire other people and show the world nobody is limited.”
The Nationals are going to the World Series — and a city’s baseball scars have healed (Washington Post)
Great example of a change in narrative, belief around a team.
Now, the Nationals are National League champions. It’s the kind of accomplishment that a team and its town can wake up to on Wednesday morning, look at the scars that have now healed, and feel pretty darned good about itself.
Freddie Ljungberg: the making of a model coach (The Athletic)
Journey from coach to player. Learner with a purpose and communication skills and service to others.
Simone Biles breaks record for world championship medals with golds in beam, floor (yahoo sports)
She’s accomplished everything possible in her sport, with her talent so prodigious that the sport had to adjust to make room for her greatness. And the 2020 Summer Olympics are still yet to come.
Imagine That (Epsilon Theory)
Consider this article not as a discussion on politics or investment but on leading a conversation and reframing a point.
A political book, but an more than that – excellent discussion of framing.
U.S. men’s soccer team embarrassed by Canada in 2-0 loss in Concacaf Nations League (Philadelphia Inquirer)
The #1 Problem in Teaching and How to Address it (teacherhead)
Addresses who is falling behind and shifting to learner focus.
Why office workers can’t sleep and why that’s bad (LitHub)
There’s Still Plenty of Time (TCC)
The effects of cognitive interference during preparation and execution of the golf swing (tandforonline)
Player’s feed off their coach’s energy (druzz news)
LeBron James’ stance on China uproar weakens his voice on other issues (USA Today)
Tackling stereotypes and promoting diversity in coaching (Connected Coaches)