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How Sports Can Teach You to Be a Better Office Leader

Everyone wins when leaders provide their teams with the proper tools

We use a lot of sports language in the business world. We "pitch" clients, devise "game plans" for growth and "drop the ball" when we make a mistake. Aside from giving us a shared way of talking in business, sports coaches can help us become better leaders. 

Based on the number of sports coaching books written for business leaders, I'm not the only one who has noticed the connection. As a lifelong fan of sports who is always learning how to be a better leader, I've gathered the five coaching tactics that I think can help us become better business leaders. 

1. Your success comes from your team's success.

Coaches prepare their athletes for every situation and teach them the skills they need to succeed. Athletes understand that their success depends on their coaches, which is why they usually thank their coaches when they win. 

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