#136 Steve Kerr, 8x NBA Champion player and coach, on developing your culture and being a great coach

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We have a treat for you this week!!! This week on the Way of Champions Podcast, John and Jerry have a discussion with 8x NBA Champion player and coach, Steve Kerr. What makes a great coach? How do you build a championship culture? Why should a coach ask their team, “How can I be better for you?” These questions and so many more are answered in this fantastic episode with one of the best coaches in the world. Highlights from the Discussion:
  • How an NFL Football Coach helped Coach Kerr develop a coaching philosophy
  • How to get players to buy in to core values of a coach
  • What do effective coaches have in common? Authority and Humanity
  • What percentage of coaching is strategic?
  • “Never let a player rot at the end of a bench."
  • Why has Coach Kerr let his players run the time outs?
  • What is the role of “Love” in coaching?
  • What are the ingredients needed for a great culture?
  • Cultural Architects vs Cultural Assassins
  • How do you build a culture when there is high turnover?
  • Having the confidence and the vulnerability to be honest with your team
  • Coach Kerr gives his thoughts on how what to ask the parents of a young athlete in order to coach more effectively
We finish the show by talking about legacy and how Coach Kerr wants to be remembered. You don’t want to miss this one! This episode is sponsored by TeamSnap. Visit us on: Support the Podcast! Become a Podcast Champion! …and get FREE access to ALL of our online courses. We are now offering you the ability to contribute as a Podcast Champion, (https://www.patreon.com/wayofchampions) for as little as a cup of coffee per month (OK its a Venti Mocha), to help us up the ante and provide even better interviews, better sound, and an overall enhanced experience. Plus, as a $10 per month Podcast Super-Champion, you will have access to never before released and bonus material, including:
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