On handling the pressure…
On determination to succeed…
Manchester United is, of course, like Tesco – big business. They both have shareholders to answer to, key players who need to deliver great performances time and time again and a global network of ‘customers’ and brand ambassadors whose loyalty is key to their profitability and survival. So perhaps in Man U’s new team manager recruitment drive, they will more carefully consider the qualities required for strong leadership and business success. In particular:
We know from our work with Specsavers that building great teams and strengthening leadership performance is no easy task. It takes understanding of the change required, the benefits it could bring and a commitment – by ALL – to doing things differently.
It strikes us that there are common issues at both Manchester United and Tesco – both business supertankers who are in need of a serious turnaround with:
Recent headlines suggest that both businesses are facing significant change – in the boardroom, in the changing room, in the aisles, on the pitch, on the shelves or through the transfer windows.
News reports suggest that Tesco’s Bank might be its secret weapon to survival. But how deep are the Glazer family’s pockets? We wish them luck. Let’s hope they both achieve their goals (sorry, couldn’t resist!)