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Field Goals, Touchdowns and Punts

December 17th, 2013  | 

Published in Organization Health, Strategic Planning, Uncategorized

Professional football teams have just two games to play in their regular season.

A few teams will advance to the playoffs.  Most will think back on another season squandered.

Inside Sports studied the scores of all games played from 2003 to 2013.  The study found that 26 percent of all of games were decided by a margin of six points or less.  Think about it: One in four games could have been won simply by scoring one more touchdown than the opposing team.

With competition for customers more intense than ever, there’s a razor-thin margin for winning and losing.

Are you and your team settling for field goals?

What’s the biggest – and perhaps hardest – change your business must make heading into 2014 to out-perform your competition?

About the Author: Greg Bustin advises leaders of some of the world’s most admired companies, and he’s dedicated a career to working with CEOs and the leadership teams of hundreds of companies in a range of industries. He’s facilitated more than 200 strategic planning sessions, and he’s delivered more than 500 keynotes and workshops on five continents. His fifth leadership book—How Leaders Decide: A Timeless Guide to Making Tough Choices—examines 52 of history’s greatest triumphs and tragedies and debuted in April as the #1 new historical reference book on Amazon.

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