Players and coaches
To understand the positive effect of senior players investing the time to know the names of junior players.
We walk away knowing
Acknowledging someone shows a person they have value.
Do you know their name?
In this short video, Joe Schmidt talks about the positive effect it had on the whole team when senior players knew the names of junior players.
- Do you agree with Joe that people knowing who you are makes you "grow in stature"?
- Have you had an experience where a hero or superstar in the game acknowledged you by name, and how did that make you feel?
- Have you had an experience where a hero or superstar in the game remained aloof from others, and how did that make you feel?
- How can you as a team adopt the mindset of knowing others and acknowledging them?