Loyalty is the heart and soul of any meaningful relationship. A sports team provides the perfect platform for loyalty. Giving of one’s self to others is the foundation of loyalty. Many of our greatest experiences in life can be found in our relationships. At its core, loyalty is…

Youth sports can become an all encompassing component of childhood, and for that matter, parenthood.  As we shuttle kids to practices, games and tournaments, we can easily forget about the big picture. We can lose sight of the main reasons we put kids in sports in the first…

You have just played really well individually, but your team has just lost in the dying minutes and a mistake that you made very early in the match has played a part in costing your side the game.  You know you have played well, you know that you…

Okay, we get it, there is no ‘I’ in ‘team’, however, there is no ‘I’ in ‘me’ either, is there? Still there are arguably ‘me teams’ in sport and business. Do we actually need to put effort in team coaching and place individual egos aside? More so, how…

The other day my U10 boys won a game by 16-2. However, I would like to focus on something after the game that broke my heart. For some reason the coach of the opposite team thought it was necessary to rage at the kids for at least ten…

Bright reflections playfully explore contemporary topics and aim to make you think. They are always teasing, sometimes provoking, but never judging.  With a flirt to sport and business… John Wooden once said about being a coach; ‘someone who can give correction without causing resentment’. Firmly believing in being a…

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