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Don’t overlook the quietly effective

“The best defenders are those who never tackle.” – Chris Anderson and David Sally, in The Numbers Game In 2001, Sir Alex Ferguson sold the Dutch international defender Jaap Stam to Lazio based in part on match data that showed Stam

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Posted in Leadership, Management, Soccer

How do you solve a weakest link?

“The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem you had last year.” – John Foster Dulles Today’s post examines your options if you find yourself managing

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Book Report: The Numbers Game

“It is easy…to think of soccer as a game of superstars. They provide the glamour, the genius, the moments of inspiration. They sell the shirts and fill the seats. But they do not decide who wins games and who wins

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Posted in Books, Management, Math and Science, Soccer, Sports

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