Leadership Lessons From Professional Football
Championship Wisdom From Super Bowl ChampionseBook - 2006
This book was written to help leaders use some of the valuable lessons learned from winning teams to help your team become more successful. These 30 lessons remind leaders that a. tradition of winning alone wonOCOt make them successful. You have to continue a tradition of winning every day, whether you are a professional football team or any other type of organization. The lessons focus on such topics as: teamwork (emphasizing teamOCorather than individualOCo performance); learning from the players (those on the field are often in the best position to understand what changes need to be made); superstars (the problem with relying on the performance of a single performer); bench strength (having individuals you can call upon with little notice): unsung heroes (taking time to recognize those whose performances are important but may go unnoticed); Each lesson is covered in a separate section and includes an inspirational summary statement and thought-provoking leadership questions, such as: how can you ensure that all of your employees stay in the game even during discouraging and difficult times they may face?; how do you keep score at work?; does everyone have the essential skills required to do their jobs?; does your team have a game plan?"
Publisher: Amherst, Mass. : c2006. HRD Press,
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (iii, 90 p.)