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I m probably not the target reader for this book given that I hate football and all but I did find it interesting The writer has done a good job and manage to hold my interest throughout I would recommend thisThank you to NetGalley and to the publisher for the opportunity to read Every football fans should read this book asy reading and njoying Although its about what businesses can learn its also a very interesting book if your a football fan Fascinating studies written in a very clear and accessible way Illuminating to read such varied accounts of success and development then over time ultimately seeing the recurring threads that bind all the innovators in this book together Hugely njoyable and Defying Shadows (Rising Shadows educational Well done all involved Football was a come on I had to read it There are many valuable and heart warming lessons from football that as a fan I know people should bexposed to As a marketer his collection of researches and interviews are better appreciated as a series of posts or articles Online would be a The Great Orange Leonard Scandal (Tall Tales Series; 4) effective medium A fascinating book that delves into many aspects of the highly compettive world oflite professinal footballI am not sure if the title of the book is completely accurate but Tangled Webs (The Black Jewels, enjoyed the content neverthelessMy favourite chapter was about Athlectic Bilbao and I hope they continue with their culture into the futureIf you want a slightly different book abiut top level football then you willnjoy thisThank you NetGalley for the ARC This book is like a road trip where Lyttleton interview many top level soccer coaches to learn about modern techniues for getting the best out of players and A Fairly Honourable Defeat everyone in involved in football teams though mainly playersIt was interesting annjoyable read and at times ntertaining but the subtitle is What business can learn from football and the book doesn t really live up to that billing Sure there are parts where it s obvious but ach chapter could have done with a final section distilling down the message and then a final chapter distilling the whole book The Epilogue kind of does that but reads like the Elisabeth Shue 135 Success Facts - Everything You Need to Know about Elisabeth Shue editor told Lyttleton it was needed and he bashed it out in double uick timeI d give it 7 10 rounding down to 3 5 Needs some rework andditing for tightness. What is talentHow do you fulfil your potentialHow do you create a winning teamThese three simple uestions which are fundamental to the running of any successful business take Ben Lyttleton on a fascinating journey to some of the world’s top football clubs to discover the innovative new methods of developing and maximising talent Football is the most.
EBOOK READ (Edge author Ben Lyttleton)
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I have read a lot of books about business and peak performance see my numerous reviews here on Goodreads and I must say this book is ACEI am a football fan but a also an The Man Without a Face entrepreneur Ben Lyttleton has donextensive research and brought it all together with an ngaging and practical style I disagree with some of the negative reviews about this book I captured a number of very useful lessons applicable in business from the footballing world Interesting to see what the scouts look for in young players Not so much the skill but how a player reacts when he makes a mistake misses a penalty and loses the ball Resilience is an important factor in order to achieve success You are going to make mistakes along your path you neeed to learn and move on The book also talks about nvironment and how that influences a player There are some great stories in this book and I highly recommend it How do you get an Gone (Gone, edge in football You do it byating half time oranges just look at the cover of this book No that is not really what this book says The book s aim is to discover how certain teams or individuals in football have gone about getting an Threads Of The Shroud edge a competitive advantage and then how that can be applied in the business world Edge is broken down into five aspects a chapter coveringach Cohesion Adaptability Decision making Resilience and CreativityThe book starts at Athletic Club de Bilbao and focuses on their Basue only policy In today s global football world they restrict their player pool to an area with the population of 3 million making them different and an interesting case study In fact I thought all the case studies in this book were good picks Even controversial clubs like RB Leipzig are not overlooked They do it a different way which All Seated on the Ground everyone may not appreciate and so it makes them a good case study to look atInjoyed the football but I don t know so much how I would relate this to a non football business if I needed to as some of the stuff in here doesn t seem transferable For Untitled. example looking around on the pitch makes you a better player because you have a better picture in your head of where you can put the ball when you get it This is then likened to preparing for a meeting in the business world which is something I do Hot housed intense financially profitable talent factory on the planet It’s time we woke up to the lessons it can provide Elite football clubs across Europe are identifying new ways to measure intangible skills ‘above the shoulder’ such as teamwork adaptability decision making resilience and creativity These clubs have revealed how they get and.
LreadyTalking of business people there are plenty of references to where the research used can be obtained from throughout the text although the one piece of research I wanted to see research that showed the best chance of scoring is within Wiring eight seconds of winning back the ball was not referencedSo overall Injoyed the football less so the business parts Let s be frank the crazy world of Against All Odds elite football profligacy obscene salaries andndorsements has almost nothing in common with the corporate world of business unless we are taking about CEO salaries but I digress Ben Lyttleton does make a commendable attempt to draw parallels and Jingling Daddys Bells BDSM Menage evenndeavours to transpose lessons for the business world But who are we kidding That would be like using karate to teach ballet both involve physical activity but they are worlds apart in style and The DOS execution So did I hate this book for fundamentally failing to address it s very own premise No Ben Lyttleton still takes the reader on a fascinating journey behind the football scenes and interviews some of the most progressive thinkers in football today The social modelngrained at Athletic Club de Bilbao flies in the face of the globalised football industry and yet works for the club and their devoted supportersBen Darwin s analytical tools such as TeamWork Index TWI and Team Shared Experience TSE provides uantitative insights into team performance We have England s disastrous Euro 2016 campaign on the one side and Leicester s one season wonder on the other side A detailed Against All Odds examination of the partnership between Michels and Cruyff that revolutionised Dutch and global football with Total Football The subseuent crossover in child development between the philosophies of Cruyff and Montessori to address the Relative Age Effect in sport teams AZ Alkmaar utilisation of an Israeli neural tracking software tool called Intelligym to significantly improve the skills of players Let s not forget the Moneyball type recruitment analytics that are infusing football with indispensable modern technology Even though this book may not give you the proclaimeddge in business it is still an absorbing read for any football Sleep, Circadian Rhythms, and Metabolism enthusiast who seeks a better understanding of the finer mechanics of the beautiful game. Ge And you can do the sameBen Lyttleton speaks to some of the most original thinkers in football going behind the scenes at Borussia Dortmund Chelsea Liverpool and the France national team to pinpoint the skills and methodologies that are not only relevant to football but also the business worldWe all want to have andge This is your chance to find on.
Ben Lyttleton is a journalist newscasterand soccer consultant He is the author of Twelve Yards The Art and Psychology of the Perfect Penalty Kick He lives in London