The sports industry is one of the biggest industries in the world with a global market of $390 billion in 2020, and it is expecting to grow to $440 billion this year. This shows that sports are more than just teams competing for prestige and money. In fact, they are so impactful that can change many people’s lives only by following the same principles.
We can learn a lot of things from sports that we can use in our everyday lives, especially from the NBA, such as:
- Having a strong will
- Be a team player
- Having confidence
- Overcoming mental health issues
- And being a good leader
Having leadership skills is crucial in the NBA, especially if you want to be one of the top players in the league. With that said, the NBA can teach us many things about leadership and in today’s article, we will highlight some of the things that you should absorb from this sport in order to improve your life on every level.
Lead by Example
Being a good leader is all about taking responsibilities and holding yourself accountable before you can hold someone else. This is also the difference between a manager and a leader. Leaders will ask themselves before asking others, and managers only give out orders.
If you expect players to give 100% and always be on time, you should do that yourself. That is the best way to set an example that everyone follows. Continue reading
Contributed article in our business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly
If you’re in business, you might be considering your options vis-a-vis payment systems. Modern-day businesses are required to keep pace with the pulse of the market. In recent months, a veritable explosion in cryptocurrency adoption has taken place. Institutional traders have poured into the crypto market en masse, bolstering substantial interest among retail traders. At one point, the market capitalization was well above $2 trillion+.
This begs the question: Should SMEs implement changes to their payment systems to accommodate cryptocurrency usage?
Modern-day payment processing solutions encompass a wide range of options, notably: Google Wallet, Apple Pay, Venmo, Square, Amazon Payments, Stripe, PayPal, NeoSurf, Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club, American Express, Bank Wire, et al. The popularity of these payment solutions is growing by the day for a range of activities. For instance, NeoSurf cash voucher pre-paid cards have become popular for casino transactions online. According to Statista, the most popular payment methods by the percentage of total e-commerce transactions volumes worldwide in 2020 included the following:
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- Digital Payments Mobile Wallets – 44.5% of global transactions
- Credit cards – 22.8% of global transactions
- Debit cards – 12.8% of global transactions
- Bank transfers – 7.7% of global transactions
- Cash on delivery – 3.3% of global transactions
- Charge cards and deferred debit cards – 3.3% of global transactions
- Pre-paid cards – 1.1% of global transactions
Contributed article in our security series. Enjoy! – Kimberly
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This book unabashedly puts forward a new, unambiguous, non-shrinking, and ultimately empowering view of what we all as project managers should commit to be and do every day in our project roles.
“It is always a pleasure to work with Kimberly. As an expert in leadership and an experienced instructor, Kimberly brings her great knowledge and first hand experience in innovation and entrepreneurship to her work. She frequently contributes to the TVLP Institute programs for both individuals and corporate clients from 42+ countries. Kimberly recently guided about 70 senior leaders of YPF, the largest Argentinian oil and gas provider, during a Learning Lab intended to promote team cooperation a… Read more
As an old program manager myself, and now as President of a large technology company, I find your book spot on the money. Your readers would do well to read the book several times and practice what your write until it becomes second nature. The world around them would become a much better place – and the satisfaction that goes with high achievement would fuel a long and successful career. While your book was written for program managers, it applies to anyone who works with people. It is a mus… Read more
Thank you for inspiring me to be the leader I aspire to be. You are a great model of the courageous leadership philosophy in action.