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Leadership Lessons from Professional Football: Championship Wisdom from Super Bowl Champions by Peter R. Garber

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Control the clock.

 

In football, you have 60 minutes to get the job done. The way a team manages those 60 minutes is critical to its success on the gridiron. Poor clock management has cost more than one team a game! What good is it to be driving hard toward a winning or tying score, only to run out of time in the last few critical seconds of the game? Part of every championship team’s game plan is to control the clock; the longer it is in possession of the ball, the less time opponents have to try to score.

You probably have a lot more than 60 minutes a week to compete against your business competitors. Just think of all the time you waste doing things that really don’t move you forward. For example, do you tend to over-analyze? Fight the same ...

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