Episode # 59:….Betsy Butterick; Coach-Communication Specialist, Educator, Workshop Design & Facilitator…A Conversation on Communication!
Today we travel to Colorado Springs, Colorado and sit down with Betsy Butterick. Betsy is a former collegiate basketball and golf coach who also spent time in the WNBA and has since paired her degree in psychology and background in sport to become a communication specialist, educator, and coach to coaches across the country through her workshops and training. You will learn so much from Betsy as we talk all thing communication in this episode as we look for a better way to effectively reach our respective audiences. Let’s settle in and get to know Betsy Butterick.
5:31- Why are we so BAD at communication?
7:12- Accountability to High Standards while Leading
11:45- Focusing on the Mental Skills
15:43- How to Practice Responsible Conversations
26:35- Listening with your Body
31:11- Keys to Communicating with our Stakeholders
44:36- 2 Minute Drill
Book Mentions: Leadership Embodiment (Palmer & Crawford)
About Hangin With The AD Podcast….
Hangin with the AD is an interview style podcast where Don Baker, Cobb County School District Director of Athletics, partners with Josh Mathews, Pope High School (GA) Athletic Director, to discuss hot topics and lessons learned with leaders in the world of athletics. These leaders include high school athletic directors at the district and local school levels; college athletic administrators; leaders in spaces that connect to athletics such as nutrition, wellness, recruiting, student-athlete recognition; current and former athletes; and others, who can help athletic administrators develop themselves and their programs for a better daily experience for their athletic communities.
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Don Baker, CMAA.... Director of Athletics for the Cobb County School District in Georgia. @CCSD_AD (twitter & instagram)
Josh Mathews, CMAA...Athletics Director at Pope High School in Marietta, GA (East Cobb) @jwmathews14 (twitter & instagram)