The coach – cricket and the coach – ant

Although the title of the text might be associated with a comparison between diligence and laziness, this was not my goal – it’s about my desire to symbolically show the difference between two coaching and leadership styles, each of which is equally valuable. I compared two coaches who exchanged places at Manchester United FC this year. Instead of a dynamic and charismatic Mourinho, MU brought to the club Ole Gunnar Solskjær, known to the wider public as the former club’s player. I have nothing to blame the former coach Jose Mourinho …

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Storytelling – an effective tool for motivating and engaging players

„After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.“                                               (Philip Pullman) Storytelling in coaching? Storytelling is nothing new, it’s something that keeps following us through our entire lives. When we were kids our parents used to put us to sleep in by telling us stories, and now that we have grown up we keep telling stories every day. The only difference is …

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