October 11, 2023

The Confidence Playbook: Coaching Beyond Competence with Maureen Monte

Episode 182:

Maureen brings a “Moneyball” meets “Ted Lasso” approach to high-performing teams, including 2,000 athletes and coaches. She uses the Clifton StrengthsFinder to measure talent that helps leaders and teams reach their full potential. 

Her latest book, “Win Like a Girl: Coaching Female Athletes to Become Confident at the Game of Life” provides sorely needed bravery training that takes women from the locker room to the corporate board room.

Maureen has a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, and an M.S. in Leadership and Business Ethics, and is a Gallup-certified StrengthsFinder subject matter expert

She provided leadership development training for executives as an adjunct professor at Cornell and is part of the University of Michigan’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Rochester University’s Masters in Sports Leadership.


What you’ll learn in this episode >> 

The importance and significance of: 

  • Understanding your strengths and weaknesses to facilitate meaningful conversations
  • Asking questions and sparking dialogue to encourage learning
  • Focusing on individuals’ strengths rather than just statistics and world rankings
  • Choosing conversation and action over silence and inaction
  • Reshaping the concept of winning to prioritize personal and team growth
  • Cultivating a team culture with clear boundaries
  • Being intentional in training, playing hard, and being a great teammate
  • Acknowledging each player’s unique strengths and traits, and valuing their contribution to the team
  • Accountability, addressing mistakes, and measuring the ripple effect of positive actions

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