Being a good assistant coach is about more than just knowing your X’s and O’s. Just because someone is knowledgeable about the game does not mean they are a good coach. We often focus on the important qualities of a Head Coach but neglect the fact that most successful Head Coaches have good quality Assistants on their coaching staff.
The Law of Process says that nothing happens overnight. Instead, we must commit to a process to achieve our goals. If we know this to be true and obvious, why do so many of us continue to pursue instant gratification and the path of least resistance? We want results now, but often we aren’t willing to put in the hard work that is required.
The great leaders in history were masters at moving people not just physically toward a common goal, but emotionally as well. How is it that these individuals were so convincing in their ability to persuade others? Some chose authoritative leadership, using fear and consequence to force action from their subjects. However, there are more advantageous ways to convince people to do what you charge them with, and like it too.