Football Coach Observation

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Register to read the introduction…The first I encoutered was my football coach during 2 years, I was 18 years old, and we were in the first regional league. Our team has always been average. The coach was new in the club, so we didn’t knew him and he didn’t knew us, however he has a long experience in other clubs. We’ve quickly understood that he was very directive. Just after the summer camp he made some radical chances on the team, selectionning players that wasn’t used to and changing position of some others. As a new coach he didn’t know who was used to play in the first team during the previous years and who was not. Most of the others teamplayers tryed to convinced him to make changes but he didn’t want even some parents of the players who were put by side had tryed to convinced him but he still didn’t move. Before the first match, the coach explained to the team that if we were here it was because we worth it, not because of the tradition or the friendship. And he set hard goals for the year. Even if we were sceptical at the beginning, we needed to admit that he wanted us to be better and he was working a lot for that. He made a special summer camp, radical changes in the positioning of certain player to fit his tactics and so on… He also give to every player specific goal and preparation to get better. We were young and it was really good to feel manage like that. Because we finaly…show more content…
It was during my college year, I was involved in the student society of the campus radio. The president of the society was a good friend of me, but I didn’t knew he was a good leader. At the beginning I even thought that he was a terrible leader… Because we spoke during a lot of time in each meeting until we get a consensus or so. I was often frustrated by the decisions at the beginning and I thought that he wasn’t courageous at all. But what surprised me, was the trust he putted in the others. And the others (and me the first) were really involved in the society because he was always attentionate at what we wanted, our vision, our objective, our goals. We had endless conversation, and he made me feel really important. Every team members was feeling like the person the most important of the society. He had a unique empathy, that allowed him to understand everyone. By the time he didn’t needed to be rude with people because they were always trying to do their best for the team, because our mission was exactly what we wanted. I think that it is the most astonishing manager I met. Essentially because of what I accumplished during that time and because of what I…show more content…
In his best-seller « Delevering Happiness » he explains how Zappos.com succeed to become the number one in the shoe market in US. His leadership is extraordinary because based on the happinness of the other. Zappos was quickly oriented on the customer experience, so they made everything possible de make the customer happy. But to achieve that, he also succeed to make his employees really happy first. Everything in his management is oriented to create the best place to work. He succeed to set a strong culture of enterprise and to maintain it. He also encourage the other like no one to reach out the success, by helping them to learn new things everytime ( Dedicated formations, A specific library in the company, …). The promotions are based on the meritocracy and everyone start at the same point. Most employees succeed to develop and win confidence like in no other company because of the
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