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How You Lead Matters

How You Lead Matters

By Strive Leadership

Welcome to the leadership podcast where athletes, students, and community leaders alike can connect under the power of character-driven leadership.
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19. Mental Skills Coach, Will Lenzner on the Importance of Community in Professional & Self Development

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19. Mental Skills Coach, Will Lenzner on the Importance of Community in Professional & Self Development
19. Mental Skills Coach, Will Lenzner on the Importance of Community in Professional & Self Development
Welcome to the official Strive How You Lead Matters Podcast where we cover everything leadership. In our monthly episodes Jared Smith and new co-host Tiff Lockridge interview members of the Strive family, diving into a specific element of leadership to support you in filling your leadership toolbox. This month we chat with Pro Team Mental Skills Coach, Will Lenzner, about what it means to be of service to one another, the use of empathy in the MLB organization and the importance of community for personal and professional development. Listen in as he shares timeless anecdotes, good reads and personal tips that will help you continue performing at your best. Stay connected with Coach Will Lenzner on Instagram @willtowinconsulting and website at www.willtowinconsulting.com. Visit us at www.striveleadership.org and follow us @howuleadmatters on all socials for more information!
48:56
November 17, 2022
Bonus: Celebrating Great Stuff Savvy Resale and Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition
Bonus: Celebrating Great Stuff Savvy Resale and Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition
Welcome to the official Strive How You Lead Matters Podcast where we cover everything leadership. In our monthly episodes Caroline Letner, Jared Smith and new co-host Tiff Lockridge interview members of the Strive family, diving into a specific element of leadership to support you in filling your leadership toolbox. This month we bring you a bonus episode to celebrate our Strive V5K Presenting Sponsor Great Stuff Savvy Resale and Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition. DBCC’s Great Stuff Savvy Resale & Home is a unique, upscale resale boutique in Wilmington.  The shop offers high-quality designer merchandise including women’s clothing, shoes, jewelry, home furnishings, and home accents such as lamps and framed art for a fraction of the original price. Sustainable shopping has never been easier! Community members generously donate all items in the shop and net proceeds benefit the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition’s statewide programs and services.  Connect with Great Stuff online to stay up-to-date! Follow the shop on Instagram @greatstuffde Facebook @GreatStuffResale or visit them on the web at www.greatstuffresale.com. Register your team for the V5K here: https://runsignup.com/Race/DE/Wilmington/StriveV5K. Visit us at www.striveleadership.org and follow us @howuleadmatters on all socials for more information!
31:07
October 23, 2022
18. Stuart Singer, PsyD on Mindfulness & Sports Leadership Performance
18. Stuart Singer, PsyD on Mindfulness & Sports Leadership Performance
Welcome to the official Strive How You Lead Matters Podcast where we cover everything leadership. In our monthly episodes Caroline Letner, Jared Smith and new co-host Tiff Lockridge interview members of the Strive family, diving into a specific element of leadership to support you in filling your leadership toolbox. This month we chat with Stu Singer, Sports & Performance Psychologist about the value of mindfulness and the impact it has on leadership and sport performance. Listen in as he provides resources, good reads and personal tips as tools to help you continue performing at your best. Stay connected with Stu Singer and follow his content and training on instagram/twitter @wellperformance and website www.wellperformancecoach.com. For mindset workouts/mindfulness tools, download the DoSo app available for iPhone and Android users www.thedosoapp.com.  Visit us at www.striveleadership.org and follow us @howuleadmatters on all socials for more information!
56:48
October 20, 2022
17. What's your leadership style?
17. What's your leadership style?
Welcome to the official Strive How You Lead Matters Podcast where we cover everything leadership. In our monthly episodes Caroline Letner and Jared Smith interview members of the Strive family diving into a specific element of leadership to support you in filling your leadership toolbox. This month we are switching it up and giving our listeners a peak inside what a Strive Experience involves. Follow along as we take the Leadership Style Quiz to discover which leadership styles you align with. If you enjoy this episode shout us out on your socials, we want to hear about all the unique leaders out there! As always, visit us at www.striveleadership.org and follow us @howuleadmatters on all socials for more information!
46:52
August 19, 2022
16. What is Strive Curriculum?
16. What is Strive Curriculum?
Welcome to the official Strive How You Lead Matters Podcast where we cover everything leadership. In our monthly episodes Caroline Letner and Jared Smith interview members of the Strive family diving into a specific element of leadership to support you in filling your leadership toolbox. This month we chat with members of the Strive Curriculum Team, Whitney Raffo and Jilian Mackenzie about the exciting research and work going into curriculum development. Visit us at www.striveleadership.org and follow us @howuleadmatters on all socials for more information!
45:34
July 21, 2022
15. The Strive Team on Joy
15. The Strive Team on Joy
Welcome to the official Strive How You Lead Matters Podcast where we cover everything leadership. In our monthly episodes Caroline Letner and Jared Smith interview members of the Strive family diving into a specific element of leadership to support you in filling your leadership toolbox. This month we chat Sebastian Acosta-Nijamkin, Tiff Lockridge and Jalyn Powell, members of the Strive Team in Delaware, about the role joy plays in their everyday lives both in Strive and beyond. You can stay connected with them and their work through their socials: Sebastian @academy_spi and @delawareunionsoccer, Tiff @tiiffmuse.__, and Jalyn _jalynpowell and outloud_de. Visit us at www.striveleadership.org and follow us @howuleadmatters on all socials for more information!
56:28
June 23, 2022
14. Hunter and Jayna on Brushing it Off
14. Hunter and Jayna on Brushing it Off
Welcome to the official Strive How You Lead Matters Podcast where we cover everything leadership. In our monthly episodes Caroline Letner and Jared Smith interview members of the Strive family diving into a specific element of leadership to support you in filling your leadership toolbox. This month we chat with Sports Challenge alumni, coaches, and current professionals Hunter Hawkins and Jayna Jones about how engaging in mistake rituals helped their development and the many other ways Sports Challenge had an impact on them. You can stay connected with both of these incredible humans through their socials @h_jhawkins and @jcjones717. And for all the sports challenge updates make sure you visit us at www.striveleadership.org and follow us @howuleadmatters on all socials for more information!
53:52
May 19, 2022
13. BONUS!!!! Kids Count in Delaware
13. BONUS!!!! Kids Count in Delaware
Welcome to the official Strive How You Lead Matters Podcast where we cover everything leadership. In our monthly episodes Caroline Letner and Jared Smith interview members of the Strive family diving into a specific element of leadership to support you in filling your leadership toolbox. On this episode we bring you a bonus episode featuring two staff members of the Center for Community Research & Service at the Biden School of the University of Delaware. Janice Barlow, Director at Kids Count, and Erin Nescott, Policy Analyst for Kids Count discuss how we can take analyze and utilize statistics to inform our daily practices. You can stay connected with these two women and their work at Kids Count's socials @dekidscount and through the following links: www.dekidscount.org www.datacenter.kidscount.org Visit us at www.striveleadership.org and follow us @howuleadmatters on all socials for more information!
48:43
May 05, 2022
12. Larry Meli on Development
12. Larry Meli on Development
Welcome to the official Strive How You Lead Matters Podcast where we cover everything leadership. In our monthly episodes Caroline Letner and Jared Smith interview members of the Strive family diving into a specific element of leadership to support you in filling your leadership toolbox. This month we chat with Larry Meli, President of the Delaware Blue Coats about how the 76ers organization prioritizes player and coach development. You can stay connected with Larry Meli and the Blue Coats through their socials @larry_meli and @delawarebluecoats on all socials. Visit us at www.striveleadership.org and follow us @howuleadmatters on all socials for more information!
57:37
April 14, 2022
11. #WHYSEL?
11. #WHYSEL?
Strive is currently running our #WHYSEL campaign to share with you why we believe Social Emotional Learning is a priority in leadership development. Instead of hearing from us this month we wanted to lift up the voice of an inspiring young leader, Maximillian Park, who shares his experience with emotional intelligence and the impact it could have on students across the country. You can find his Ted Talk here, and if you’re looking for more make sure to follow our #WHYSEL campaign on all socials @howuleadmatters.
01:15
March 21, 2022
10. John Sumoski on Courage
10. John Sumoski on Courage
Welcome to the official Strive How You Lead Matters Podcast where we cover everything leadership. In our monthly episodes Caroline Letner and Jared Smith interview members of the Strive family diving into a specific element of leadership to support you in filling your leadership toolbox. This month we chat with John Sumoski, Head Women's Soccer Coach at Franklin & Marshall College about how to develop courageous players and maintain harmony on a team. You can stay connected with Coach Sumoski and the team through their socials @fandmwsoccer and @godiplomats on instagram. Visit us at www.striveleadership.org and follow us @howuleadmatters on all socials for more information!
46:43
February 17, 2022
9. Gina Stephan on Respect
9. Gina Stephan on Respect
Welcome to the official Strive How You Lead Matters Podcast where we cover everything leadership. In our monthly episodes Caroline Letner and Jared Smith interview members of the Strive family diving into a specific element of leadership to support you in filling your leadership toolbox. This month we chat with Gina Stephan, Head Field Hockey Coach at Bridgewater College about the process of discovering and defining a group's core values. You can stay connected with Gina and her work through her socials @bh2o_fh and @gina_stephan on instagram. Visit us at www.striveleadership.org and follow us @howuleadmatters on all socials for more information!
32:58
January 13, 2022
8. Brittany and Sebastian on Collaboration
8. Brittany and Sebastian on Collaboration
Welcome to the official Strive How You Lead Matters Podcast where we cover everything leadership. In our monthly episodes Caroline Letner and Jared Smith interview members of the Strive family diving into a specific element of leadership to support you in filling your leadership toolbox. This month we chat with Brittany Acosta and Sebastian Acosta-Nijamkin Co-Founders of the Academy of Sports Performance and Innovation about how collaboration can make all the difference. You can stay connected with Brittany and Sebastian and their work through their socials @academy_spi, @sebas2mil, and @delawareunionsoccer on instagram and @AcademySPI on facebook. Visit us at www.striveleadership.org and follow us @howuleadmatters on all socials for more information!
01:01:05
December 16, 2021
7. Jared Smith on Energy
7. Jared Smith on Energy
Welcome to the official Strive How You Lead Matters Podcast where we cover everything leadership. In our monthly episodes our Marketing Manager Caroline Letner interviews members of the Strive family diving into a specific element of leadership to support you in filling your leadership toolbox.  This month we welcome Co-Host Jared Smith!!!!! Jared is a 3 year sports challenge alumni and Class of 2021 Graduate from Penn State who participated in Strive’s Keystone Program, Sports Challenge Leadership Academy, as a basketball player. You can stay connected with Jared through his socials @_jdproduction on instagram and @Jared_Smith34 on twitter. Visit us at www.striveleadership.org and follow us @howuleadmatters on all socials for more information!
35:55
November 22, 2021
6. Raychel and Lovell on Nutrition and Exercise Science
6. Raychel and Lovell on Nutrition and Exercise Science
Welcome to the official Strive How You Lead Matters Podcast where we cover everything leadership. In our monthly episodes our Marketing Manager, Caroline Letner, interviews members of the Strive family, diving into a specific element of leadership to support you in filling your leadership toolbox. This month we hear from Co-Owners of 3&D Sports Performance Raychel Shannon and Lovell Kosh on the best ways to fuel your body at all levels, when injury prevention should start and more! You can check out more on 3&D Sports Performance through their social media @3anddsportsperformance. Visit us at www.striveleadership.org and follow us @howuleadmatters on all socials for more information!
52:36
October 20, 2021
5. Anthuan Maybank on Purpose
5. Anthuan Maybank on Purpose
Welcome to the official Strive How You Lead Matters Podcast where we cover everything leadership. In our monthly episodes our Marketing Manager, Caroline Letner, interviews members of the Strive family, diving into a specific element of leadership to support you in filling your leadership toolbox. This month we hear from 1996 Gold Medal Olympian Anthuan Maybank on how to cultivate confidence at every level, maintaining composure through repetition and much more. You can check out more on Anthuan through his social media @anthuanmaybank. Visit us at www.striveleadership.org and follow us @howuleadmatters on all socials for more information!
28:13
September 15, 2021
4. Shira Evans on Body Respect
4. Shira Evans on Body Respect
Welcome to the official Strive How You Lead Matters Podcast where we cover everything leadership. In our monthly episodes our Marketing Manager, Caroline Letner, interviews members of the Strive family, diving into a specific element of leadership to support you in filling your leadership toolbox. This month we hear from Shira Evans MS, RD, CSSD, LDN, Assistant Director of Sports Nutrition at UNC Chapel Hill, on the nuances of body respect, positivity and neutrality, what to watch out for in the world of nutrition on social media and much more. The links to the social media accounts she mentions are here: @kiefferallie, @victoriagarrick along with where to find more from Shira @ShiraEvansRD on twitter and @Shira Evans, MS, RD, CSSD on LinkedIn. Visit us at www.striveleadership.org and follow us @howuleadmatters on all socials for more information!
36:21
August 26, 2021
3. Jeremy Edwards on Culture Creation
3. Jeremy Edwards on Culture Creation
Welcome to the official Strive How You Lead Matters Podcast where we cover everything leadership. In our monthly episodes our Marketing Manager, Caroline Letner, interviews members of the Strive family, diving into a specific element of leadership to support you in filling your leadership toolbox. This month we hear from Jeremy Edwards, Co-Founder of Strive, on the motivation behind founding Strive, the status of leadership development today and much more. Visit us at www.striveleadership.org and follow us @howuleadmatters on all socials for more information!
43:06
July 29, 2021
2. Dr. Julie Amato on Grit
2. Dr. Julie Amato on Grit
Strive's Coaches' Corner is back with monthly content where we provide you with digestible resources to fill your coaching toolbox and support you in carrying the charge of developing leaders within your program. This month we hear from Dr. Julie Amato, founder and CEO of Elite Mindset, on what coaches can do to support their players as they work to master their best performance. Visit us at www.striveleadership.org and follow us @howuleadmatters on all socials for more information!
34:56
June 23, 2021
1. Coach Belle Koclanes on Character Driven Leadership
1. Coach Belle Koclanes on Character Driven Leadership
Strive's Coaches' Corner is back with monthly content where we provide you with digestible resources to fill your coaching toolbox and support you in carrying the charge of developing leaders within your program.  This month we hear from Strive's new President, former Dartmouth Women's Basketball Head Coach, Belle Koclanes and hear her take on character-driven leadership. Visit us at www.striveleadership.org and follow us @howuleadmatters on all socials for more information!
26:14
May 26, 2021