Why Athletes are Perceived as Resilient Leaders

What coaching young soccer players taught a sales executive.

According to magazine, 95% of Fortune 500 CEO’s played college sports. These former student athletes bring leadership skills, honed from the playing field, to the workplace. Their training has conditioned them to recognize the importance of teamwork and setting goals as well as dealing with conflict and adversity. The story below shows how four companies navigated disruption. Some navigated the challenges well while others are on a redemption path…