Overcome July 1st Overwhelm: 5 Secrets To A More Peaceful Approach

"I've got so much to do!"  "I've got so many calls to make!"  "I don't know how I'm ever going to fit it all in!"  "Why can't I just have a little more time?"

The recruiting process CAN be overwhelming...if you allow yourself to be stressed, anxious, or panicked.

Your thoughts make you think you're overwhelmed. 

And they're pretty darn good at convincing you of...well, just about anything...because they're your thoughts. 

Your thoughts aren't real.

They're just thoughts.

If you keep thinking and saying, “I just wish I had more hours in my day! I don't have enough time right now to keep up and get everything done that I need to,” this is exactly how you'll FEEL.

Coaches are great at taking this story of overwhelm with them into the recruiting process.

I talk to them and they say things like, “I feel like I’m behind..like I haven’t done enough in recruiting by the time July 1st rolls around. I feel like I’m still just catching up.” 

This is NOT a time issue. It's NOT about being more driven or disciplined. 

This is a MINDSET issue.

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Take the lead in recruiting this season


How would you fill in the blank to this statement? 

My job as a college coach would be great…if it weren’t for __________________.

If I surveyed one hundred college coaches, I'd bet 99 of them would answer ‘recruiting.’

One of the biggest challenges coaches complain about is recruiting.

Here's are three questions I always ask them:

1. What's your mindset?

Most coaches I know hate recruiting. When you take that mindset (and negative energy) into one of the most important things you do as a collegiate coach, it's probably not going to get you the results you want.

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Three ways to win in recruiting

How would you fill in the blank to this statement? 

My job would be great…if it weren’t for __________________.

If I surveyed 100 of the coaches, I'd bet 99 of them would answer ‘recruiting.’ One of the biggest challenges the coaches talk about is the recruiting process. So, lately, I’ve been brainstorming ways I can help.

1. Coaches win in recruiting through mindset.

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3 strategies for more powerful recruiting conversations

Most coaches I know would not list 'RECRUITING' as one of the main reasons they went into coaching. It's not a skill everyone has or a responsibility everyone likes...although there are the rare coaches out there who really love it.

Let's face it. Recruiting is something coaches have to do consistently in order to be successful. So, why not try a few simple things that will help you get better. 

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