Northern Roots empowers people around the globe by fueling their ultimate physical ability and inspiring supreme leadership potential so each individual may achieve greatness. Through creative world class coaching and mentoring, Northern Roots provides dynamic and challenging programs that are uniquely designed to elicit passion, and engage and motivate individuals to strive to improve to the best of their abilities. At Northern Roots we believe tapping into an individuals leadership capabilities on and off ice is critical for developing one's ultimate hockey potential.
Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. - Warren Bennis
WHAT MAKES A LEADER A LEADER? WHAT DO GREAT LEADERS DO THAT OTHERS DON'T? GREAT LEADERS DO THESE THINGS...AND DO THEM WELL!
Make the RIGHT decisions.
Make the decisions happen: "Move their feet."
Champion a cause.
Confront tough issues.
Set forth a vision/direction.
Create an environment that causes others to want to follow/belong.
Communicate in a way that inspires others.
Are a master of inquiry, questioning and drawing out.
See wide and shallow, act narrow and deep.
Give others a role, give others credit.
Take care of those they lead.
Understand that it's not the conditions, it's the decisions.
Surround themselves with the right people for the task at hand.
Believe in their cause. Believe in themselves. Never give up.