Want to Be Successful at Work? Watch More Soccer

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    13 SEP 2018, 12.00 AM
    ▼ Want to Be Successful at Work? Watch More Soccer
    To the legendary Scottish coach Bill Shankly, soccer was not a matter of life and death – it was more important than that. In some parts of the world, the soccer team you support reflects your neighborhood, nationality, faith or social class. For many American parents, soccer is the sport you spend an unreasonable amount of time driving your kids to and from. For a growing number of Americans of all skill levels and backgrounds, it is a way to build a community, stay fit, and go to events where it is socially acceptable to scream obscenities and throw beer. Soccer can also be a guide to success for organizations, managers, and staff. There is a good reason that Daniel Neal, a former college player, says that “not a single day goes by in my work life as an entrepreneur that I don’t use skills I learned playing soccer.” I talked to dozens of current and former players at all levels about how soccer thinking helps them succeed off the field for my book, >Soccer Thinking for Management Success: Lessons for organizations from the world’s game. Three of those lessons can make you more successful at work right away. Here’s how soccer and business are related: ![](https://www.dumblittleman.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/soccer-thinking-for-management-success.jpg" " href="https://www.dumblittleman.com/soccer-and-business/" >Want to Be Successful at Work? Watch More Soccer</a> appeared first on <a href="https://www.dumblittleman.com/" >Dumb Little Man</a>. <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/DumbLittleMan/~4/2fNLw3w0buQ" > Source link: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/DumbLittleMan/~3/2fNLw3w0buQ/