Topic: Assessing Your Leadership Style
Presenter: Barry Jansen
Barry Jansen is a leadership consultant who has successfully assisted coaches in a variety of fields define and enhance their leadership style. Through a thorough leadership assessment, Barry is able to educate individuals about their leadership tendencies and identify tools that will enable them to better connect with their players. As he points out in his presentation, no two leaders are alike. Certain players will inherently gravitate to certain styles of leadership. Understanding your strengths and weaknesses as a leader will help you play to your strengths as a coach and bring out the best in your players.
Barry joined us at both our TeamSnap Hockey Coaches Conference in Toronto and Vancouver, where he used data collected from our audience to showcase how coaches can manage their roster more effectively.
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