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Team performance - what is missing?

Discussion in 'Richmond Ramblings' started by TigerTimmy, Mar 16, 2016.

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    Mr Babilla - where are you at with this now?
     
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    Has that been acknowledged by said person?
    Is the Club now not trying to clean up the mess?
     
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    Yes, when people take responsibility, they become unencumbered. Yes it may not look good for oneself, however it is respected and admired by other. There is new found freedom when integrity is restored by taking actions to be accountable. And with team performance, if a culture of tending to one's integrity is foremost, then amazing results can come. RFC have no muscle in this.
     
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    Exactly the same place I was when I wrote it. Why would I have changed my view - because a bunch of nuffy's want their five minutes in the spotlight?
     
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    What's missing you ask?
    A few talented players.
    A few talented coaches.
    A few talented recruiters.
    A few leaders.
    And a few board members that can recognize the first 3 missing requirements.

    The rest of the missing football elements flow .... all fixable ... just a matter of the plan and time.
    Oh, and one last missing element - communication of the said plan .... the board and executive have been extremely poor in this area.
     
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    You're right about the communication to a certain degree Lazza.

    I'd like to see less spin, less jargon, less cliche, and more simple, straight, open and honest communication.

    Although Peggy O'Neal is pretty good in that regard, Benny has too much MBA about his communication, and Dimma just can't take control of his messaging at pressers. He's all over the shop.
     
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    Ahhhhh! A new season to start, and Tigers enjoy a moment of being equal!

    Steeped in hope, Tiger fans anticipate an improvement in performance, "We're looking good!"

    The team has a cracking start against old enemies of C followed by another against C to be 2 and zip. Another spirited win against the weagles, followed by a comfortable win at the Gabba to be 4 and zip. Finally a win against the Ds, now the Club is purring with 5 straight without loss. OMG, finally, a strong start to the season! Finals! Winning in finals! "This is our year!"

    Wait, hold that hope! Is that probable? Is that predictable? Take a deep breadth. Another. History says otherwise. If your going on past form, what is going to be more likely is a 2-3 or 1-4 start. That, followed by Rd 6 and 7 opposition, it could easily be 2-5, or 1-6. And yes that's not going to be acceptable against Tiger expectations, however, it is completely predictable, and unsurprising. Ridiculously, the results that are likely with the current head coach, are untenable for the CEO and current Board. (Why put yourself in this position? -More on this in a future post).

    That said, if the Club has cleared the decks on the past, for example; Neil Balme has impacted it in a powerful way, then a new possibility of performance is available. Balme is good, can he affect the acculturated mediocrity alone? Maybe other leadership within the Club have started to deal with it too? Maybe the Club has a better handle on the source of performance. I hope, but not hopeful! Time will tell.

    So Tiger fans, fasten your seat belts, I thinks! What we hope, against the likely reality, they're not a match. There's going to be an unacceptable gap I feel. And if we are 1-5, with most of the goodwill to current coach, CEO, and Board exhausted, it's going to get ugly fast with media frenzy to boot!

    Again in Tiger hope, hope I'm wrong.
     
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    3-1 would be minimum expectations from this block. 2-2 or worse would indicate to me that we won't be playing finals. Early call? Perhaps...
     
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    Harsher than me, but I think closer to the truth.

    As posted elsewhere, Rd 5 is the bellwether (assuming we DO beat Carltank and Bears - drop either of those and we are definitely on the nose)
     
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    If we start 0-2, I'm hibernating for the rest of the season....... :eek:
     
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    We will be 2-0 with a percentage of 182.75%

    You know it makes sense.
     
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    Well the ski fields are likely to be less visited this year. So plenty of room for you Bear-hug..
     
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    Thu night opposition are completely under the radar. They will be well planned and structured despite commentary about cattle quality and circumstance. Could have gone either way last year and unlikely to be any different this week. The question that will be answered Thu night is "Which team has improved more in last 12 months?"
     
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    @TigerTimmy, are you aware that, with this one comment, you have single-handedly plunged a sizable portion of Australia's population into a deeply depressive state?
     
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    Sorry GB, didn't mean too, but hey, if the Tiges do prove the lesser, the blow will be softened on Thu night?
     
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    I don't care if the blow's soft or hard, as long as it wor- oh, THAT blow! ;)

    Nosey!
    Ms Tantie.
    xox
     
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