There’s a lot in the game and in life you can’t control – but you can always control Focus, Attitude, Effort. – Lauren Glenn
On this Leadership LevelUp Podcast… “You mimic and emulate what you saw and then you make it your own as you learn more about yourself and what things fit your belief system and who you are and your strengths as a person.”
How can we stay poised when facing stressful decisions and situations? For Olivet Women’s Basketball Coach Lauren Glenn, it comes down to focusing on what you can control: focus, attitude, and effort.
Having grown up playing basketball, Lauren Glenn cites her coaches, along with her parents, as being pivotal mentors in her youth and early adulthood that helped her grow into the leader she is today. She received her first coaching job from her former high school coach, and received her first position at a 4 year university from another former coach. Coach Glenn discusses her leadership strategies, as well as her focus on guiding her players not just on the court, but in life.
“You mimic and emulate what you saw and then you make it your own as you learn more about yourself and what things fit your belief system and who you are and your strengths as a person.”
Tune in to hear more about Coach Glenn’s leadership journey. She discusses leadership frameworks that guide her coaching philosophy as well as citing some of her proudest moments as a leader.
“Lead Like It Matters” Craig Groeschel, Book
Meet Your Guest
Coach Lauren Glenn currently serves as the Head Women’s Basketball Coach for Olivet Nazarene University. She has been coaching for 16 years, spending 11 of those years at Olivet. Coach Glenn also works as a professor at Olivet, teaching classes on leadership, sports training, as well as directing internships for the Exercise Science Department. She has also worked as a sports trainer and is a member of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association.
Born In Phoenix, Arizona, in her free time Glenn enjoys outdoor activities such as biking and camping as well as traveling.
About the Leadership LevelUp Podcast
Being a boss and a leader are very different. A boss tells you what to do and a leader partners with you in the process. Jeff, being a leader of leaders, has a vast knowledge of best practices and exercises to discover leadership traits. Brian shares stories with Jeff about the ups and downs of his leadership quest while talking to business and community leaders to discuss their personal leadership journey. Who influenced them? What do they do when they have a bad day? What gives them inspiration? Do french fries or tacos or ice cream make them feel better after a bad day? Through laughter and casual conversation, Brian and Jeff explore all aspects of good leadership.
Meet Your Host
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