Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

May 25, 2021

In this episode of Nonprofit Architect, Travis talks with Alan Stein, Jr. who teaches a proven strategy to improve organizational performancecreate effective leadership, increase team cohesion and collaboration, and develop winning mindsets, rituals, and routines. 

 

A successful business owner and veteran basketball performance coach, Alan spent 

15 years working with the highest-performing athletes on the planet (including NBA superstars Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, and Kobe Bryant). 

 

In his corporate keynote programs and workshops, Alan reveals how to utilize the same approaches in business that elite athletes use to perform at a world-class level. He delivers practical lessons that can be implemented immediately. His clients include American Express, Pepsi, Sabra, Starbucks, UGG, and Under Armour, as well as numerous college 

athletic programs like Penn State Football and UCONN’s Men’s Basketball. 

 

The strategies from Alan’s book, Raise Your Game: High-Performance Secrets from the Best of the Best, are implemented by corporate teams and sports teams around the country. 

 

Conversation Highlights: 

{02:20} What does Alan Stein do, and how can it help the non – profit?

{05:06} What watching Kobe Bryant practice at 4:00 AM. taught Alan about fundamentals. 

{12:18} How a leader develops other people.

{14:06} The importance of caring.

{15:38} Practice the skill of being more present and actively listening.

{20:21} Tom Brady as an example, of most of the work, takes place during those unseen hours.

{23:49} Tom Brady is an example of why we have different relationships and communication styles.

{26:14} Why showing up is the leadership Mantra 101.

{28:08} Why Feedback and accountability are a gift

{45:32} What do you have that you have control over?

 

Remarkable quotes: 

Excellence in the vast majority of your potential success lies in what you do during the unseen hours.

The secret to his (Kobe Bryant) success was that he never gets bored with the basics.

It is always better to prepare for an opportunity that never arises, than be unprepared for one that does.

A leader is a leader is a leader.

The most important gift we have to offer another human being is our attention.

You show up with a mindset of it's not about me. It is about you.

Holding someone accountable is something you do for them. It's not something you do too.

If you discipline yourself then others won't have to. 

 

 

Resources: 

https://alansteinjr.com/ 

https://twitter.com/AlanSteinJr 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/alan-stein-jr 

https://www.instagram.com/alansteinjr 

https://www.facebook.com/AlanSteinJr 

 

Bio: 

Alan Stein, Jr. teaches proven strategies to improve organizational performance, 

create effective leadership, increase team cohesion and collaboration, and develop winning mindsets, rituals, and routines. 

 

A successful business owner and veteran basketball performance coach, he spent 

15 years working with the highest-performing athletes on the planet (including NBA superstars Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, and Kobe Bryant). 

 

In his corporate keynote programs and workshops, Alan reveals how to utilize the same approaches in business that elite athletes use to perform at a world-class level. He delivers practical lessons that can be implemented immediately. His clients include American Express, Pepsi, Sabra, Starbucks, UGG, and Under Armour, as well as numerous college 

athletic programs like Penn State Football and UCONN’s Men’s Basketball. 

 

The strategies from Alan’s book, Raise Your Game: High-Performance Secrets from the Best of the Best, are implemented by corporate teams and sports teams around the country. 

 

 

Nonprofit Architect Podcast Links  

Website: http://nonprofitarchitect.org  

Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/NonprofitArchitect