Can a Sports Team Leader Become a Business Leader?

Leadership

 

Next Topic

Leadership > Best Practices

Bill Richards, Director, Australia
In a world where, everyday, there are constant calls for more effective leaders, better leadership or even leadership, one cannot help but lament on the fact that we have so many great sports team leaders and captains, then why can't they be as good in business. In other words, can a successful sports team leader become a successful business leader? By 'successful sports team leader', I am talking about a team captain/leader. Has it been done before? If so, by who? (...) Read more? Sign up for free

Please register now to read all responses and to join this discussion yourself. It's easy and 100% free.

Sign up for free     Log in


  Andrew Blaine, Business Consultant, South Africa
 

Sports Team Leadership

Exactly who is the leader in a sports team?
- If it is the on-field Captain then he/she must choose the team and lead those chosen.
- If it is the coach, then the same applies.
However, in reality, the team is selected by committee. The coach coaches and decides on the strategy to be employed on the field, and the Captain implements the coach's strategy.
So I believe it is really a case of lead by committee, is it not?

  Bill Richards, Director, Australia
 

Sports & Business Leadership

@: Hi Andrew, you may be correct, but whether it's (...)

  Andrew Blaine, Business Consultant, South Africa
 

Captains and Managers

Hi Bill, I accept your response, mine was, to some (...)

  Tom Wilson, HR Consultant, United States
 

Leadership at the Point Where the Rubber Meets the Road

@: In the established rugby clubs, leadership occu (...)

  VENKATESH, Manager, India
 

From Sports Leader to Business Leader

Yes he/ she can in as much as a sports leader has (...)

  Tom Wilson, HR Consultant, United States
 

Transition from Military to Business Leadership

@: I agree completely that the acquisition of vari (...)

  V.T. Devassy Thomas, Manager, India
 

Sport Team Leader ⇒ Business Leader

Yes he/she can become leader in business field als (...)

  Gregory Johnson, Coach, United States
 

Transition from Military to Business Leadership

Tom Wilson's observation is interesting. The words (...)

  Bill Richards, Director, Australia
 

Transition from Military to Business Leadership

@: Hi Greg, some interesting points as it relates (...)

  Gregory Johnson, Coach, United States
 

Sports Team to Business Leader

In thinking about this topic one transitional poin (...)

  Andrew Blaine, Business Consultant, South Africa
 

Sport, Business and the Military

There are a number of contributors who seem to be (...)

  Bill Richards, Director, Australia
 

Sports, Business & the Military

Hi Greg/Andrew, You both raise some very good poi (...)

  Tom Wilson, HR Consultant, United States
 

Military and Sports Leaders are Used to Being Players, no Followers

@: Greg, I hate to start out this way, but "passio (...)

  Gregory Johnson, Coach, United States
 

Team Leadership Foundations

Let me first say that the military leader does not (...)

  Tom Wilson, HR Consultant, United States
 

Teams are Teams

@: Teams are teams. The leadership of military tea (...)

  Bill Richards, Director, Australia
 

Life After Sport - the Transition of Elite Athletes to New Careers

Much has been written and continues to be written (...)

  Andrew Blaine, Business Consultant, South Africa
 

Depression and the Sport Professional

@: I wonder if the problem, in this context, is n (...)

  Bill Richards, Director, Australia
 

The Value of a Good Education for Athletes

Hi Andrew, Good points. I agree that some of the e (...)

 
More on Leadership
Forum
Management versus Leadership
Leadership Lessons: Why Did Trump Win?
Difference Between Management and Leadership
🔥Leading a Consulting Firm, Law Firm or Accountancy Firm
Best Practices
🥇The Incomplete Leader
🥈Leadership And Ownership
🥉Leadership Definitions
The Glass Ceiling: Leadership Barriers for Women
Leadership is context specific
So Many Leadership Theories...
Identifying Leadership Competencies
Leadership Perceptions and Competency
Machiavellian Management Style
Why Should one be a Leader?
Attributes of a Personal / Executive Assistant
HOW Does a Leader Create (true) Followers?
Are Leaders Born or Made?
Multifaceted Leadership
Effective versus Strong Leadership
What is the Optimal Span of Control?
Unlearning and Leadership
A Leader is Someone Who Has Followers...
Attributes of Leaders | Leadership Attributes
10 Differences Between a Boss and a Leader
3 Levels of Leadership
Establishing Self-Leadership in Organizations
Leadership and Trust: the Trustworthy Leader
Leadership Laws Through all Times
Challenges for Leaders Today
New Management Position? Avoid Quick Win Traps
What is Triadic Leadership? Harnessing Knowledge, Trust and Power.
You can Lead Without the Title
Leadership and Silent Individuals
Leadership Styles in Schools
Management Theory of Rosabeth Moss Kanter
(How) can one recognize a bad CEO upfront?
Can a Sports Team Leader Become a Business Leader?
Leadership Impact

Leadership

 

Next Topic



About 12manage | Advertising | Link to us / Cite us | Privacy | Suggestions | Terms of Service
2020 12manage - The Executive Fast Track. V15.6 - Last updated: 21-9-2020. All names of their owners.