In athletics, when a team has been under-performing for a long time, a new coach often takes over by implementing changes in process: how the team practices, player diets and curfews, the tactics used during the game. Doing things the “right way,” or “sticking to the plan” is emphasized. But as the team improves, and as the pressure from the fans mounts, the coach must make a key pivot in what he tells his players. It’s not good enough to just do things the right way anymore: now the team has to start winning games. Third party standards (e.g. UTZ … Continue reading
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