Leadership in eSports - Clayster


Intro

Intro  

Leaders are either born or made but regardless, leadership is an invaluable asset to any team. As the leader, you carry the shared weight of the team on your back more than any other member. In this course, Clayster will take you through the journey of transforming yourself from a casual/competitive gamer, to an established and recognized leader.

He outlines how a leader should apporoach and manage high pressure situations, communication tactics both inside and outside the game, how to prepare like a pro and ultimately, what you need to do as a leader to represent yourself and your team in the best way possible.

Born or Made
05:04 mins

Born or Made  

Leadership is one of those qualities that can be acquired through experience or something that you are just born with. As a leader, you are the driving force behind your team’s desire and confidence to win a tournament. The only way to be a successful leader is to imagine it in your head every day and to instill the same vision in your team and those surrounding you. Download the Lesson Workbook

Communication
05:28 mins

Communication  

Communication in any team driven atmosphere is essential. But knowing who you are communicating with, how to communicatwe with each person on an individual basis and learn the strengths and weaknesses of your communication styles will ultimately mold you into a better overall leader. Download the Lesson Workbook

Preparation
04:58 mins

Preparation  

True preparation isn’t just going through the motions by playing every day, preparation comes from film study and critical analysis of yourself. You should be watching more vods than you ever had. Preparation starts months and months before a tournament, it’s not about hitting/missing shots and making/missing plays, it’s about understanding the game, the maps and the strategies. Download the Lesson Workbook

Motivation
05:04 mins

Motivation  

Being motivated and passionate about being the best you can be is vital. You are basically the driving force of your team’s passion as a leader. You have to truly want it and truly want to win; whether is pumping your team up, giving them the energy, or giving them confidence. Download the Lesson Workbook

Pressure
04:17 mins

Pressure  

Pressure naturally comes with leadership role. You get pressure from your teammates, organization, fans, friends, and family. IT is certainly overwhelming to deal with the pressure, but in doing so you realize who’s opinions matter and how to manage expectations. Download the Lesson Workbook

Conflict Management
04:31 mins

Conflict Management  

There WILL be conflicts amongst your teammates, that is something that you simply can’t avoid. So when conflicts arise, know what motivates your teammates, understand and listen where each of them are coming from and don’t allow yourself to get sucked into the drama. Download the Lesson Workbook

Roster Changes
04:22 mins

Roster Changes  

Although you may see your teammates as some of your best friends, at the end of the day, everyone needs to understand that roster changes are made for a reason. Download the Lesson Workbook

Manipulating the Vibe
05:07 mins

Manipulating the Vibe  

Being able to get hype is the key to “flipping the switch”. However, you need to understand that there are moments to be hyped and moments to be quiet. You need to understand sometimes you have to calm your team down and get back to square one. Download the Lesson Workbook

Branding and Social Media
04:49 mins

Branding and Social Media  

Being able to get hype is the key to “flipping the switch”. However, you need to understand that there are moments to be hyped and moments to be quiet. You need to understand sometimes you have to calm your team down and get back to square one. Download the Lesson Workbook

Outro  

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