Business Learnings from Sport, Looking through a Different Lens
If you are a C-Suite professional just look across elite sports teams to get answers from the many case study examples of what it breeds, and you will find some important business learnings. Sport is literally a roadmap for better business, what you can implement, smarter decision making, stronger relationships, improving new business conversion, and even being and becoming an attraction business for employees. Being a leader in your industry can be as simple as just looking through a different lens.
You see sport and its people have a culture, they work on it every day, they strive to be the best, they work on their attitude, and literally it’s bottom up management as opposed to top down. There are many deeper insights on how an organisation can run better from this simple analogy.
Just imagine for a minute your business as a sports team, and then ask yourself how would it operate?
Q. How would you bring people together in your team?
Q. How would you develop a winning culture to reach top spot?
Q. How could your team convert more opportunities in the game?
Q. How do you build a bigger, stronger supporter/partner base, physical & financial?
There are many questions, although these #4 simple one’s above perhaps cover some of the keys for a sports team, and a club in order to reach the final, then win it.
Times have changed in business, one thing hasn’t, teamwork and culture breeds more success!
There are many takeaways looking through a different lens. If you want to change a business apply the simple lessons from sport, remember the steps a team and a club must take to rise to number #1.
Beyond that consider there are numerous levels of entry for businesses across professional sport, one’s that will support your brand value, improve revenue and strengthen your relationships across the board. It’s all about tailoring a strategy around what’s right for your brand, your culture, your values, and then looking at it locally, regionally and globally.
It might be as simple as corporate entertainment to win the relationships battles, or even higher-level sponsorship for content access that technology can help you monetise on social media.
Sport today gives you leverage, so let’s unpack it for you!
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