As a player, raise your game in:

  • Self-awareness
  • Passion
  • Discipline
  • Coachability
  • Confidence

As a coach, raise your game in:

  • Vision
  • Culture
  • Servant
  • Character
  • Empowerment

And as a team, raise your game in:

  • Belief
  • Unselfishness
  • Role clarity
  • Communication
  • Cohesion


  1. What do you do really well?
  2. What do you need to improve on?
  3. What is your plan for addressing number 2?

Test your self-awareness

Ask them to rate you on a scale of 1 – 10.

  1. Do I communicate well?
  2. Am I courageous?
  3. Am I unaraid to take risks?
  4. Am I disciplined?
  5. Do I commit to the process of doing things?
  6. Am I focused?
  7. Can I block out distractions?
  8. Am I generous?
  9. Am I a giving person?
  10. Do I show initiative?
  11. Do I start things on my own?
  12. Do I have sound judgement?
  13. DO I know what’s truly important?
  14. Do I listen?
  15. Do I hear others or only hear what I want to hear?
  16. Am I optimistic?
  17. Do I choose to see the good in every situation?
  18. Do I just identify problems or do I actually fix them?
  19. Am I responsible?
  20. Do I hold myself accountable?
  21. Am I secure?
  22. Do I trust people around me?

Compare the score to how you rate yourself.

You should be least interested in what you have to say. You already know what you know.

Alan Stein Jr

As counterintuitive as it sounds, the key step to acquiring self-awareness is to ask those who know you best.

You don’t control what other people do or say.

But you do control how you respond.

Sell the promises. And figure how to pull it off.

Steve Smith (Microsoft Marketing Director) – Virtually everything we sold was not a p roduct when we sold it, we sold the promises.

7 things Alan learnt on mountain climbing

  1. Complacency is the enemy of growth
  2. Physicla discomfort creates emotional connection
    1. You’ll make friends outside of your comfort zone.
  3. Successful smart driven people wants to spend time with successful smart driven people.
  4. You aren’t competing with anyone. You’re always competing with yourself.
  5. Breaking challenges into smaller pieces makes them managable.
  6. View life as a series of privileges, not obligations.
  7. The climbs you did with others feel much easier than those you did yourself.

Even if warriors are pretty much the self-driving car, someone has to design and maintain the car.

Find a coach. Be coachable.

Believe or leave.

Alan Stein Jr

A leader’s primary job is to find out what each team member does really well and how to best utilize that skillset for the team’s benefit.

Alan Stein Jr

Then you must get everyone on the team to understand, embrace and star in his role.

If you have to say something 100 times, the problem is on your end.

Your message is not getting through. Adjust so 101st is the last.

Test your team cohesion

  1. Who is the star? In what way?
  2. Who are the role players?
  3. How do they serve the stars in your mission?
  4. Who is the glue on your team? Who holds your team together?
  5. Who does all the little things to make your team successful?
  6. Who picks up the slack when others are down?
  7. Who doesn’t seem to care about recognition or praise?
  8. How do you specifically contribute to your team cohesion?

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