Not one given to spending time with American sport, I was intrigued to see basketballer Kobe Bryant enthuse about football during a CNN interview in S Africa at the World Cup. An avid AC Milan fan, he also played in goal as a lad.
He’s just won a fifth championship. When asked how it happened, for a super-paid superstar his answer was fairly humble. It was along these lines:
winning a championship is all about how you come together as a team
I know many a salesperson who’ll groan at that. Conflicting agendas, back-stabbing, disappearing resource. And that’s just in the deal team.