Leadership Lessons from the Saddle – Leading & Motivating Teams

From Harvard Business School Faculty Nancy Koehn…

Since I was a little girl, I have been afraid of horses. They always seemed so big and so powerful, especially when I saw them galloping and heard the pounding thunder of their hooves on the ground. And so it was a real challenge coming to terms with that fear when I began riding horses and competing in the show jumping ring some years ago. In the process, though, I realized that many of the lessons I learned on a horse have strong relevance and application for leading and motivating a team in pursuit of a worthy mission.

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