Sports and leadership have so much in common, as do leadership and sports?
Kirsti Yamaguchi could not have put the point across more succinctly. To be successful in any sports, whether on ice, on snow, in water, on a track or field, focus is required to keep your goal in mind, and in vision at all times. Sport is a passion as is effective leadership. The “why” in Why I do this?
Setting clear and measurable goals is essential for individual sports men and women as well as for teams. Is this different for any leader? He or she needs to know and be passionate about the goal and be able to inspire others to share that same passion.