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The Perfect Pass: What the manager can learn from the football trainer by Ed Weenk

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Prepare the season

Pre-season preparation in football consists of many different elements. In this section, the following elements will be dealt with:

  1. The game plan: defining the objectives and the ways to achieve them

  2. How to beat the competition: competencies & processes

  3. Completing the team: having the "right" mix of resources

  4. On and around the field: creating the "right" environment

Although there is obviously certain logic in the above sequence, it is good to bear in mind that it is not a path which only goes into one direction. In many instances the path is iterative and we might need to take a step back and reconsider before continuing with the next step.

For instance, the case of reconsidering the strategy could start with ...

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