The Making of a Leader: Assessing Culture

In the second of three extracts we’re publishing from his new book, The Making of a Leader, Tom Young looks at how sports leaders assess and create culture while remaining mindful of the history of their organizations.

The Making of a Leader: Big-Picture Thinking

The concepts of legacy and purpose are important and admirable pursuits, but all of the leaders I interviewed were acutely aware of the need to balance the big picture with a more immediate focus on the unavoidable requirement of elite sport: achieving results.