The Fury

The Fury Does your team have it? Do they have the FURY? Is it somewhere within their being? Is your team driven to succeed? I am constantly reminded of the importance in understanding our own motivation and that of our teams for doing things. Certainly this is where it all begins. But what is it that brings out the fury in some and simple desire in others. Is it our upbringing? Is it something as simple as those that were perhaps denied something growing up have a greater fury within them? Can “The Fury” be developed? I frequently talk with athletes that say they can’t get going until someone literally or figuratively smacks them in the mouth in a game. The have to get angry to start playing well. Is this as simple as stoking up the fury that lies just below the surface in some of us? Do we need to face adversity in the face and get knocked around a little before we stand up? Is it different in the business world? How many times to we find success out of the ashes of failure? Or is it passion for doing something? Are you in touch with what motivates you to succeed? Most people wonder through life not understanding how to push their own buttons and must rely on others to do it for them. Find out what your WHY is…without purpose the FURY stays hidden Learn that you can push your own buttons Get that motivation can be both simple and complicated: But you will learn here how to figure it out here Come understand how...

LEADERS ON THE FIELD

LEARNING FROM SPORT TO CREATE BETTER BUSINESS LEADERSHIP SUCCESS Let’s look at leadership from inside the world of sports. Coaches and managers are considered some of the great leadership examples we have today. From Vince Lombardi and Joe Torre to coaches like Pete Carroll and Phil Jackson; in many places the exemplify leadership. Many corporations love hiring people with sports backgrounds because the playing fields teach mental toughness and leadership. I will share stories from the sports and business world which will show your attendees what they can use to build better teams and business units. Even those who do not have a sports background themselves undoubtedly understand sports metaphors and analogies. When they make great presentations they “Hit it out of the Park” or when a customer “throws them a curve ball” they know they have a challenge in front of them. I would love to talk about “Leaders on the Field- Learning from sport to create better businesses success”. Let me know how I can customize a program to meet your needs.For more information please contact me at Speaker@MikeMargolies.com or by calling (425)...
Mental Toughness

Mental Toughness

Mental Toughness – 5 Keys to Boost Performance On Being Vulnerable & Overcoming Shame The Key to Success in sports and business is mental toughness. Mental toughness is described in a lot of ways, but there are 5 Keys that can lead you to having great success in business and sports. The 5 Keys . Persistence . Perseverance . Resiliency . Vulnerability . Emotional Intelligence To learn to be persistent, to persevere and be resilient in the face of fear. To overcome the shame of perceived failure. This is what mental toughness is all about. And the 5 Keys are within your control and in this presentation you will find out how. There is magic in the world. I’ve seen it, heard it, touched it and smelled it, not to mention tasted it. Magic is all around us in my world and probably in yours. My world is filled with games. In my world we play games for fun and games to see how good we are and can be. I’ve seen people fly and I’ve seen them disappear. People grow into giants and shrink until they are nothing at all. This is my world, it is the world of sport. Competitors all around can achieve everything and take nothing. This is the nature of sport and the nature of magic. Where does the magic come from, well mostly it is within you. How we get it to come out isn’t half as important as realizing that most of it is already there inside you. Do you or your team have it? Are you and your team working on...
Game within the Game

Game within the Game

The Game within the Game- Emotional Intelligence in Sports and Business Are you familiar with the game within the game? Be it business or sports it’s the game we play by ourselves and the one we play against each other. It’s about what we tell ourselves preparing for, during and after any competition. It’s about self-confidence, stress management, concentration, goals, visualization and motivation. The game is one we play to best prepare for the game that takes place on a field or in the boardroom. How we play this game determines our success. How we develop and use our emotional intelligence makes all of the difference in the world. it is really easy to say people understand this. For years I’ve asked the question to audiences how much of your game is mental? Most everyone says between 70-90%. When I follow it with do you work on the mental side, virtually no one says that they do. This is the opportunity to gain control of the most important part of your game. And when your game is business or sports it makes a huge difference. Understanding that: Your Thoughts are essential Your Commitment is crucial Confidence is imperative Motivation dominates your actions And it is you who is in control of it all! Personal development does not stop at the conference or with the presentation. If you do not leave with practical exercises where was the value? I trust you will leave here with some real life exercises and suggestions that will empower you, transform you and help you choose a path that will make your life more rewarding,...
Is your Life Ambition to be GM of the Year?

Is your Life Ambition to be GM of the Year?

What Team building in Sport offers the Business World Is your Life Ambition to be GM of the Year? Great Sports Teams have always had great General Managers. Great Teams have all sorts of players. Is your team prepared? If you head a project, a business unit or the entire company you want that title of GM of the Year or Team MVP, because it means your efforts are creating meaningful relationships, products and reputations. Team Building for Businesses, Non Profits and Direct Sales Organizations. Let me show you why the sports world offers you great insight into how your organization can function at the highest level even under pressure. Great teams and GM’s create an atmosphere that instills Cooperation and Cohesion even in a competitive work environment. Not every team starts with good chemistry, but every team can have it. Every wonder why people that played on sports teams miss them so much? What if you could create a corporate culture that no one ever wanted to leave? Let me help get your organization moving in the right direction. Respect, admiration, discipline, cohesion and even competition are all attributes of good teams. A competitive environment is not in opposition to a good working environment. Respect and Cohesion are easier to achieve when missions and goals are clearly defined. Learn how to utilize everyone’s emotional intelligence to further your organizations mission. The secret however is how to succeed through both cooperative and competitive environments. If you think about a football or soccer team players must work together to succeed while at the same time compete for playing time with their...
Mike Margolies

Mike Margolies

Get to know Mike Margolies He’s a Sport Psychology Consultant, Certified Mental Trainer® (CMT), Author, and Professional Speaker. Call him at (425) 241-6539 Athletes from all over the country have been seeking out Mike Margolies for over three decades to help them reach their potential in sports and business. When you want to be the best that you can be and the one thing you might be missing is the right mental game – what can you do?  His clients include professional, elite, collegiate and youth athletes in every sport.  They have sought his counsel and unique teaching style to learn about the game within the game, or what mental training can do to help them become the athlete they want to be.  He has trained professional and elite athletes and helped guide many to world championships and even the Super Bowl. Mike has trained more than 2000 plus athletes. He has taught at four Universities and completed research at the United States Olympic Training Center. His book is called The Athlete within You- A Mental Approach to Sports and Business. He currently works with individual athletes, teams and businesses around the world, both in person and via SKYPE. Mike is available through Seattle Performance Specialists for Seminars, Workshops and Keynote Speeches. He does a weekly internet radio show called for Geller Sports Radio. He interviews athletes, coaches and people involved in mental training all over the world. He has his on blog site and writes regularly for two other sites. Mike is based out of the Pacific Northwest. Let him encourage you to play the game within the game. The Athlete within You is waiting to come out...
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