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Million Dollar Coaching : Build a World-Class Practice by Helping Others Succeed by Alan Weiss

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CHAPTER 9DEVELOPING YOURSELF

THE ÜBER-COACH

THE SKI INSTRUCTOR NEEDS TO BE IN FRONT OF YOU

Skiing is a wonderful family sport, and when we all took it up, I quickly learned about the cult of skiing, the lodge, après ski, and so on. Nonetheless, I haven’t engaged in many sports where, by the time you get to the starting line (the top of the hill), you’re already exhausted (don the equipment, get the tickets, get on the line, ride the lift, prepare for the descent …).

There is a lot of advice circulating in ski venues, a quotidian condition. But some of it is provided by people in exquisite ski outfits, adorned with furs and various animal parts, sitting by the fire, holding a glass of brandy, and expounding on the best form of traverse. Like ...

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