Further to the last post, I’m a big fan of simplifying things. Too much to remember, long lists of words or concepts will only result in confusion or mis-understanding. Getting to the essence of ideas, as quickly as possible, is far more compelling.
Coming upon this video from England Rugby, Head Coach Eddie Jones elegantly summarises the qualities in being a successful rugby coach: observation and continued learning.
“Observation is the most important skill you have as a coach.”
— England Rugby (@EnglandRugby) August 3, 2017
With these two qualities, as leaders we have in our grasp all that we need to understand the people we work with, make effective decisions and support others in achieving their outcomes successfully.