HBR's 10 Must Reads on Leadership Lessons from Sports (featuring interviews with Sir Alex Ferguson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Andre Agassi)

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Leadership Lessons from Sports (featuring interviews with Sir Alex Ferguson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Andre Agassi)

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ISBN-13: 9781633694347
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Publication date: 02/06/2018
Series: HBR's 10 Must Reads Series
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 513,163
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Ferguson's Formula Anita Elberse Sir Alex Ferguson 1

Life's Work: An Interview with Greg Louganis 17

The Making of a Corporate Athlete Jim Loehr Tony Schwartz 23

The Tough Work of Turning Around a Team Bill Parcells 41

How an Olympic Gold Medalist Learned to Perform Under Pressure: An Interview with Alex Gregory 47

Mental Preparation Secrets of Top Athletes, Entertainers, and Surgeons An interview with Daniel McGinn by Sarah Green Carmichael 53

SoulCycle's CEO on Sustaining Growth in a Faddish Industry Melanie Whelan 65

Life's Work: An Interview with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 74

Major League Innovation Scott D. Anthony 81

Looking Past Performance in Your Star Talent Mark de Rond Adrian Moorhouse Matt Rogan 89

Life's Work: An Interview with Mikhail Baryshnikov 93

How the Best of the Best Get Better and Better Graham Jones 97

Life's Work: An Interview with Joe Girardi 105

Why There Is an I in Team Mark de Rond 109

Life's Work: An Interview with Andre Agassi 132

Why Sports Are a Terrible Metaphor for Business Bill Taylor 139

About the Contributors 143

Index 147

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