Rugby teaches many lessons, but perhaps the most important are:
At the same time, it’s one of the most physical and intensive contact sports there is – and requires you to be mentally tough, too.
“You’re business is no different”
What is Business Rugby
B7TR, business sevens touch rugby, is a non-contact, exciting and dynamic team sport that can be played by both men and women of all ages and skill levels.
Whether you are the fittest person in your gym, or someone who hasn’t played sports since you were in school, everyone is welcome.
It provides companies the perfect platform for team building and promotes social interaction between colleges outside their working environment.
How to manage the rugby way…
If you think that the sprinting, scrumming and mud spraying of rugby have nothing in common with the business world, well – think again.
The same principles of coaching and teamwork that apply to rugby can be effectively used to manage, lead and grow successful businesses.
- Keep it simple
- Ask questions, don’t tell
- Use the ‘whole-part-whole’ teaching model
- Build team confidence
- Teach the value of being a team player
- Preparation matters
- Performance evaluation is crucial
- Be passionate and have fun
- Be decisive and accept that you will make mistakes