Each Ryder Cup Captain and their approaches are different. What can we learn from them? Collingwood often use sporting examples in our leadership consultancy to develop people's leadership skills and is something people can easily relate to. What leadership lessons do you take from sport?
Golf is usually a very individual sport but once every two years the best players from Europe and the US come together to compete against each other in a team format. It makes for an interesting case study as these players are used to playing against each other rather than as part of a team. As a result the approaches of the two “captains” (usually ex-golfers who are more like football managers really) come under close scrutiny.