How lessons from the sporting world inspire leaders in business

Published on Giraffe Consulting

There are many similarities between the sporting world and the business world: competitiveness, a drive to succeed, the importance of teamwork and collaboration to achieve a single aim. How can we take lessons from the world of sport, and apply them to leadership in the boardroom and beyond?

The Footprints of Leadership podcast has been honoured to interview two incredible sports stars in our first season. Grace Brown, featured in episode 3, is a professional cyclist for the UCI Women’s World Team Mitchelton Scott. Grace has spent the last few months competing at the highest level in Europe. Jaryd Clifford, interviewed in episode 9, is a vision impaired middle distance runner who has competed at the Paralympics and is currently preparing for Tokyo 2021. Both shared their amazing insights into leadership and how it affects them, both in and out of their sporting disciplines.

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