Tag: mentors

The HOT Plan™: The Simple Art of Observation

It’s often said that great supervisors focus on the whole picture, not the little brush strokes. But one of the paradoxes of leadership is that for supervisors to focus on the whole picture, they must also be skillful in the

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The HOT Plan™: The Right Person for the Job

As we mentioned in our last blog, The HOT Plan views supervisors as coaches.  Three of Pitsco’s great coach/supervisors introduced in our previous post are Nancy, Tim, and Tom. Over the next several posts we asked these three to share what

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The HOT Plan™: Supervisors as Coaches

Every team needs a coach and work teams are no exception. In the HOT Plan, supervisors are the coaches of their teams. According to legendary Dallas Cowboys coach Tom Landry, teams who win like champions require more than talent. “The

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HOT Tips for Success #9: Train supervisors to be coaches

Every team needs a coach and teams at work are no exception. Do you want to have winning teams? Train your supervisors to be winning coaches. According to the legendary Dallas Cowboy’s coach Tom Landry, teams who continuously win require more

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HOT Tip for Success: #1. Seek advice from proven mentors.

My story begins as a first year coach and teacher. At my first teaching job, I was asked to create a track team for one of the poorest school districts in my state. The school didn’t even have a track.

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