Sevens Point Influence Coach’s Workshop

Raising The Steaks Fundraising and Leadership Development hosted its’ second INFLUENCE Coaches Leadership Workshop on April 13th at the Holiday Inn & Convention Center in Stevens Point. Coaches Steve Jones from Kimberly High School, Jeff Koenig from Stanley-Boyd, Tony Resch from Raising The Steaks and Pat Cerroni from UW Oshkosh were all speakers and contributors in this great evening.

The INFLUENCE workshops are designed for coaches to collaborate on how to best reach the Hearts & Minds of their athletes. Jones spoke on the pressures facing today’s youth and gave a detailed breakdown on the fabric of their culture at Kimberly HS. Jeff Koenig gave a passionate speech on “How to Motivate your team Thru Love”. He spoke about the importance that Stanley-Boyd places on developing respect and dignity amongst their athletes and coaches. They are not afraid and in-fact encourage the use of the word love on a daily basis and love in your daily actions. Pat Cerroni spoke about the importance of the development of leadership councils and “giving control of the team to the players”. He also stated “Winning is not about x’s and O’s but rather the relationships that you develop”.

Tony Resch spoke about the new “Leadership Tickets” and “From The Heart” products that RTS has now available. He also announced the next 2 INFLUENCE events – On June 25th, at Kruegers Entertainment Center in Menomonee Falls. The speakers will be Fritz Rauch from Grafton HS, Clay Iverson from Mukwonago, & Steve Rux or Waukesha West. Finally, the last INFLUENCE event will be up in the Fox Valley at Van Abel’s of Hollandtown on July 9th. Joe Kiedinger of Prophit Marketing and About Me International will speak about “Destination Dignity” which is about understanding the motivations of the players and coaches in your organization. Why do some coaches connect instantly with some players and not with others? What really is the key to motivating any human being to do the ordinary extraordinarily. The key is to understand a person’s dignity. Understanding a players dignity allows you to speak directly to their heart. Joe Kiedinger will reveal the secret motivations that motivate all human beings. You will leave with a new perspective in connecting quickly with players and your own family.

RTS is still planning a Madison INFLUENCE event for later in 2015. Stay tuned for more details. Any question, please email or call 920.428.4878. Have a Great Day!

300 Attend The Melvin Gordon Meet & Greet

Saturday March 14th 2015 Raising the Steaks Fundraising and Leadership Development hosted its’ annual year end meet and greet with UW star running back Melvin Gordon at Brookfield Central High School. The top sellers of cookie dough and other fundraising products were invited to hear Melvin speak about his journey from youth football to successfully playing for the Wisconsin Badgers. Every player in attendance got a picture with Melvin and heard him speak. About 300 people attended the event. Raising The Steaks Fundraising is headquartered in Menomonee Falls with offices in Appleton and Stevens Point. They offer full line of products for successful fundraising including cookie dough, discount cards, coupon cards, kringles and more.

A Thank You Note From Overseas – For Our “Support The Troops”

Mr. Resch, On behalf of Charlie Company 1-68 AR we would like to say, “Thank you!” We received a care package from Raising The Steaks and really appreciate the time and effort put in to assembling the care package. Apart from my Soldiers eating all the candy and food in a matter of minutes, everyone really loved the toiletries you sent. We have your picture up in the company area and the Soldiers are passing around the reading material while they’re on duty. Thank you for your support and thinking of the little things that most people take for granted. I also attached a picture of us from our training the other day. Charlie Company, “Cold Steel,” is a tank company and we operate on the M1A2 Abrams. In the picture you can see us conducting maneuver training on tanks that we have on deployment. We’ll get some more pictures out from the company during our deployment. God bless! Very respectfully, Jonathan R. Greaney 1LT, AR Executive Officer Cold Steel “Strike Hard!”

Coaches Servant Leadership Workshop Announced

Servant Leadership Coaches Workshop

NE Wisconsin Chapter
You are cordially invited to the first ever servant leadership development workshop. This 2 hour program is designed for High School Varsity Football coaches from the NE Wisconsin area. It is intended for like-minded individuals who want to collaborate in an effort to better reach the hearts and minds of the varsity high school athlete. This is not about x’s and o’s or about winning football games. We are looking for people to share and learn about what can help coaches reach their players when it is most important….. AFTER they have left your program. We are looking for ways to reach and impact these young adults long after they have put their pads away.

Patrick Van Abel, founder and co-owner of Badger Sports Park & Raising The Steaks Leadership Development Group will start the evening explaining his journey into servant leadership and the youth leadership summit planned for later in 2015. Steve Jones leadership teacher at Kimberly HS will speak on the challenges that todays students are facing. Dave Keel of Homestead HS will share in detail the leadership council program that he uses to actively advance the leadership skills of his student athletes. Jeramie Korth of Menasha HS actively facilitate the round table discussions. Raising The Steaks Leadership Development group is sponsoring the evening and it will be hosted at Van Abel’s of Hollandtown.

When: Wednesday April 15th – 7 to 9pm – (Cash bar social after meeting)

Where: Van Abel’s of Hollandtown

Who: Varsity High School Coaches & Ath. Directors RSVP

Limited seating is available.

WHAT CAN YOU BRING? An open mind and be prepared to discuss things you have done to better develop personally and what concepts have truly helped you and leaders improve their influence. Any leadership development programs that you have documented that can be shared are appreciated.