Train as You Work, or Work as You Train?

I’m an athlete. I used to apply my athletic abilities on the court, on the field, and in the gym. Today I live out my athletic expertise inside businesses, working with executives and their teams.

If you’ve ever been on a sports team, you probably remember your coach saying, “Practice like you play!” You knew that meant that when you practice you need to do it as if you were playing a real game.

For business purposes, I want to turn this idea upside down. What if we were to play like we practiced instead of practicing like we played? (more…)