whit mitchell

The Person Who "Made" UNH Crew

by Jack Calhoun

When Whit Mitchell was an undergraduate at UNH he had a profound impact on the program.  He actually never rowed at UNH, he was the coach for 4 years, from his Freshman year through Senior year.  Whit had rowed at the South Kent School in South Kent, Connecticut before coming to UNH.

Mending Fences with Coworkers

By Whit Mitchell

Conflict at work is common, and often inevitable. The workplace brings together people with different ideas, backgrounds, passions, motivators, communication styles and priorities. Quite often these aspects don’t align between everyone on the team, and even when they do align, misunderstandings and conflict can arise.

Whit Mitchell | Speaker Reel 2017

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Using his 30 years of experience coaching athletes, corporate executives and business owners, along with his own life-changing personal experiences, Whit weaves a winning combination of storytelling, humor and down-to-business action points. In doing so, he inspires people to examine their behavior and challenges them to do and be more. Whit speaks on team dynamics and development, accountability, performance, and job fit.

Coaching & Developing Others

Our guest is Whit Mitchell, who is an executive coach and team builder with Price Associates. Whit is also a professional speaker and the author of Working In Sync. Whit talks about the different types of coaching, and what works best depending on the person and the situation. Why coaches should help their people get better at what they are already doing well, and neutralize the weaknesses, instead of focusing on them.

How to Spot and Fix Employee Disengagement

By Whit Mitchell
 
Employee disengagement is bad for business. Every manager knows that. But do you know just how bad? A recent Gallup poll estimated that “disengaged employees cost the U.S. between $450 billion to $550 billion each year in lost productivity.”
 
Not only that, but a staggering 70% of American workers are not engaged at work!
 
Employees disengage for a variety of reasons:
 

Overcoming Adversity Through Faith

What are the barriers or buoys in your life right now? How you deal with adversity will be instrumental in how you live your life. All of us have had disappointments, failures, misgivings, and tragedies during our time on this earth; others deal with smaller things that are big obstacles in their work or personal lives.

It's All About Teamwork

Our guest is Whit Mitchell, who is an executive coach and team dynamics specialist with Price Associates. Whit is a facilitator for The Complete Leader, a speaker, and the author of Working In Sync. Whit talks about his early career as a rowing coach, and his views on teamwork based on a pivotal sports moment in his young life. He spells out the steps to help teams work better together, questions to use to measure the health of a team, and assessments that can help people recognize their own behaviors and the behaviors of others.

Ways to Deal with a Bad Boss

By Whit Mitchell

Most of us have had an experience with a bad boss at some point in our careers, or know someone who has. Bad bosses can seem more common because they tend to stick out in an organization. 

Bad managers can be a high cost to an organization. Often a bad boss will drive away several good employees before anything is done about it.

The thing to remember is that usually a bad boss is not a bad person, just a bad leader.

Want to Be Successful? Get Comfortable with Critique

By Whit Mitchell

When your car isn’t working correctly, you take it to a mechanic who looks under the hood to find the problem. He doesn’t give you a list of everything that’s functioning right; he’s looking for what’s wrong so that he can fix it. It’s the same in the workplace.

The Dynamics of High Performing Teams

In this video, Ron Price and The Complete Leader faculty members Whit Mitchell, Andy Johnson and Dr. Ranjit Nair discuss their experiences building and working with teams, understanding conflict and behavioral differences, and a 5 component model for teams. 

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