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Sir Clive Woodward OBE – Running exceptional teams

Doing the Opposite: Business Disruptors

Release Date: 01/17/2022

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In this episode of Doing the Opposite: Business Disruptors, Jeff Dewing speaks to Sir Clive Woodward.

Clive was a rugby union player and coach, most famous for coaching England during their 2003 World Cup win. He is also a businessman and has been Director of Sport for Team GB during 3 Olympic Games.

In this episode Sir Clive shares his secrets to running great teams and how great teams are all about the individual.

He discusses how we need to revaluate our reaction to winning and losing (it might not be what you think!) and what business can learn from military leadership.

Clive also shares what he’s most grateful for in his life and career and his tips for maintaining great health in leadership.

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