Going for Gold: What businesses can learn from the 2014 Olympics

Going for Gold: What businesses can learn from the 2014 Olympics

As the 22nd Winter Olympics in Sochi have now come to a close, it’s a perfect time to pause and reflect on what businesses can learn from the Olympics. I can’t help but to draw parallels between the critical elements required for a successful road to the gold, and those needed for today’s businesses: teamwork, focus, perseverance, leadership and strategy.

Teamwork
Without teamwork and great teammates, a team will struggle to win an Olympic medal, or even succeed at all, no matter how bright one or two individuals may shine.