R-E-S-P-E-C-T…Just a little bit…

R-E-S-P-E-C-T…Just a little bit…

In the last two blogs I have been discussing values in sports.  We can’t talk about value based sport without talking about the value of RESPECT. No self-respecting blog about respect can start without referencing a line from Aretha Franklin’s song “Respect”....
What the heck does “Fairness” even mean?

What the heck does “Fairness” even mean?

If fairness is a value that sport is embracing, should we spend a bit of time understanding what fairness even means? Excellent question, and one that needs to be thought through.  After last weeks blog, that was the question I received the most. Let’s start with the...
The light and shadow side of a value – Fairness

The light and shadow side of a value – Fairness

Last week Public Policy Forum and the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport held their summit on “The Values Proposition: Strengthening Sport in Canada”. #ValuesinSport. It is an important topic right now in the sports community as there is an overall trend in the...
What muscle are you strengthening? Judgement or Kindness

What muscle are you strengthening? Judgement or Kindness

I was watching a game of 13 – 15 year old boys play last weekend (the sport is irrelevant here, as this could apply to any sport), and one of the players was able to make a break, and go for it….the point, the goal, a touchdown, the net, whatever applies to your...