“Without failure there is no achievement.” — Dr John C Maxwell

“Always have an insatiable curiosity in life. Picture everything in your head and things will fall into place.” — John Sculley, former CEO Apple Computer, Inc

“Selecting the right person for the right job is the largest part of coaching.” — Phil Crosby

“Throughout my career, there has been one essential truth: the biggest opportunity for improvement—in business, at home, and life—is awareness” — Alan Mulally, former CEO Ford

“What you have to think of is the potential of the person, not her appearance. And if you can discover hidden potentials, that can make a great difference to your organization” — Shimon Peres

“Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines practiced everyday” — Jim Rohn

“The Law of Process:  Leadership Develops Daily, Not in a Day” — Dr John C Maxwell

One in two employees have left a job to get away from a manager and improve their overall life at some point in their career. — Gallup’s State of the American Manager report




Law of Awareness

  1. Do you have a sense of direction?
  2. What do you want to do? How to start moving that direction?
  3. The process to move & change

Identify Values

  1. What’s your top 5 values?
  2. Map values to the behaviors they must model—the culture
  3. The Leadership Values Cards:  An Exercise

Discover Your Strengths

  1. Uncover your 5 natural talents with Strengthsfinder 2.0
  2. Pre-workshop: Online assessment from Gallup
  3. There’s more potential for growth when investing in developing strengths instead of correcting deficiencies


Pillars of Awareness

  1. Starts with a self-aware leader & foundation
  2. Five things self-aware teams regularly assess & tackle
  3. Three disciplines to drive a self-aware team

Unity of Purpose

  1. True north: This is WHY we work. The glue.
  2. Do you fit the culture, share the values, believe in vision, & feel valued & valuable?
  3. Seven points to build purpose

Clarity of Expectations

  1. Five key areas for co-located teams
  2. Virtual team expectations
  3. Results vs People focused goals


How Leadership Works

Enhance Potential

  1. Maximize potential of individuals, teams, & organizations
  2. Build a high performance team
  3. Seven progressing action steps

Levels of Leadership

  1. A game plan for leadership development
  2. Why you lead & the Way you lead are important 
  3. Align Practices, Principles, & Values

Lead from Strengths

  1. Know our strengths & invest in others strengths
  2. What strengths does our team need? Get right people with right strengths on your team
  3. Maximize your team with 4 domains of leadership strength

How Coaching Works

Team Coaching Principles

  1. Chief principles to produce great team coaching
  2. Winning experience from national champions
  3. Coaching requires a personal conversation to leading

Tell Less. Ask More.

  1. Five core questions — Essentials of coaching
  2. One question to avoid
  3. Help the team learn. Be curious. Listen deeply

5 Minute Coaching

  1. It’s simple, coach anywhere, with minimum time
  2. 1 key question every week, with every team member
  3. Coach in the moment with 2 questions


How Team Works

Build a Team Framework

  1. 9 powerful principles to transform from a group to a team
  2. 4 characteristics of winning teams
  3. Team building & coaching for behavioral change

Daily Process

  1. 8 questions for leaders to help serve your team
  2. 5 daily guidelines to practice to get better
  3. Rule of 5: Daily activities essential to success

A Lasting Team

  1. Leader’s Daily 12 power-unleashing activities
  2. 3 keys to develop a winning team
  3. Three Es of leader development

Right Team Players

Identify Team Players

  1. What are you looking for?
  2. Qualities necessary to become an effective team player
  3. How does a weak player impact the team?

Develop Team Players

  1. Two choices: Train them or Trade them
  2. Identify top three traits of your team player
  3. What habits are needed?

Recruit Team Players

  1. A Guide: Find the kind of players who put team first
  2. The root of your leadership
  3. Five steps to accomplish your edge

Start with Awareness. Lead from Strengths. Become a Coach. Build a Winning Team with the Right Team Players. AND Practice daily.


The majority of athletes’ growth happens during team practice, putting in the hard work through the coach’s training and drills over and over again. Just like successful teams practice, our learn-by-doing workshop model follows a similar structure: An opening, mini-lessons, work and collaboration time, experiential activities, and review of an action plan. Practice Makes Permanent.

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A Mastermind group is a way of taking your personal and professional life to the next level. Sports teams don’t practice once or twice and then only show up for the games. So, how come leaders have a training event and then don’t practice daily to make the skills permanent? With a game plan and practice, your performance in 6 months will be better than today. Practice Makes Permanent.

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If you’re looking to get better, hiring Jay Jenkins is your winning formula. Drawing from years of coaching winning teams, Jay’s presentations are packed with real-world application, conversations, and fun. Audiences aren’t just inspired and entertained, they’re ready to get better. Jay partners with his clients before and after the event to make sure the coaching message sticks. Ready? Let’s Get Better!

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If you’re serious about becoming everyone’s favorite leader and coaching a high performing team everyone wants to join, you need a different Game Plan. Our Process draws on the evaluated experience of 25 years leading business teams and coaching winning sports teams.

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