As a sports coach for adolescents and young adults, you are serving as more than just the coach of their chosen sport. You’re also a mentor, teacher and friend—whether you know it or not. This gives you a unique opportunity to play a role in molding the lives of the young people who make up the fabric of your community. Here are four ways you can shine in your multi-faceted role.
Does anyone appreciate business jargon? Or are we so accustomed that we don’t notice the obscure idioms companies toss around on the daily? The marketing industry, for one, is known for its overstretched vocabulary and “laser-focused” buzzwords (see how we did that?). And while each of the words in our list has a ring to it, they’ve come to our attention as being overused, outdated, somewhat cliche, and, most importantly, vague. We highly recommend avoiding using buzzwords that don’t hold any weight if you want to see positive change throughout your organization.
Productivity at work is what separates the Average Joe from the Employee of the Year, the grunts from the corporate elite. In a world where degrees are expected, and the playing field is leveling out, any factors that cast your efforts in a positive light are worth the investment in the long run.