Meeting Openers

Designed to stimulate important discussions about the power of coaching.

The Art of Coaching Meeting Openers

The video is a collection of 35 extraordinary interview clips on various aspects of the coaching process, including:

  • What is Coaching?
  • Shifting Time to Make Coaching a Priority
  • How to Get Buy-In

Each clip runs from 30 seconds to 2 minutes. They contain compelling insights from these seven charismatic individuals intimately familiar with the impact of effective coaching.

Herb Kelleher: CEO of Southwest Airlines, recently rated “the best company to work for in America” by Fortune Magazine

Jack Nicklaus: Chairman of Golden Bear Golf and widely recognized as the greatest golfer of all time

Mercedes Ellington: Artistic Director of Dance Ellington – granddaughter of the jazz musician Duke Ellington

Keith Lockhart: Conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra – successor to John Williams and Arthur Fiedler

 Lenny Wilkens: “Winningest” coach in the history of the NBA

 Jim Flick: Director of Education for the Nicklaus/Flick Golf School and coach to Jack Nicklaus

 Sarah Nash: Former Vice-Chairman of J.P. Morgan and head of North American investment banking

The Art of Coaching Meeting Openers will:

  • Help spark dialogue and debate in discussion groups, workshops, seminars
  • Set the tone or topic for meetings
  • Inspire buy-in, action and commitment to the coaching process

The Art of Coaching Meeting Openers includes a Leader’s Guide which contains:

  • Biographies of the 7 “stars”
  • Transcripts of each quote
  • Discussion questions — learning points — for each topic
  • Tips on how to use the learning points most effectively

Ordering Information

  • The Art of Coaching Meeting Openers package is priced at $695 plus shipping.
  • Government, educational, volume and other discounts are available.
  • Two week rentals are also available at $195.

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or by phone at: 410-779-1245.