Deliver The Message by Carol Howe-Veenstra
This presentation focuses on the differences when coaching boys and girls and how communication patterns differ. It offers techniques to deal with conflict and emotions and how to be a good leader who motivates others.
- How do men (boys) and women (girls) view competition differently?
- When women (girls) are in conflict, team dynamics can be negatively affected as well as the team’s performance. According to Howe-Veenstra, what are some of the issues that women (girls) have a difficult time addressing?
- If you were selected by your school athletic director to speak to a group of first year coaches who will be coaching female athletes for the first time, what communication strategies would you inform them of that would benefit them in their new job?
- Carol How-Veenstra described a very effective communication tool that she used called the 48 hour rule. Descibe what the 48 hour rule is and why it is effective for both coaches and players.
- Identify one thing you can do in your current leadership role that will teach co-workers how to manage their emotions.
- Explain why the motivational techniques/strategies used for coaching/teaching men (boys) in a competitive situation may need to be different than it is for coaching/teaching women (girls)?
- Much of the success Carol Howe-Veenstra had during her coaching career was due in large part because of her ability to motivate the girls on her team. Identify two things she did for her players that helped motivate them to be the best they can be.
- After watching this video, how will you change the way you provide feedback to men (boys) and to women (girls)?
- What information provided by Carol Hoe-Veenstra surprised you?
- In your opinion, when teaching/coaching males and females, what is the greatest difference that one must be aware of between the two genders in regard to personality traits?