Leaders Podcast, Partnerships, Sport Business | Jan 12, 2021

Leaders Founder and Chair Jimmy Worrall introduces the pilot edition of Rules of the Game, a new series unpacking the skills required to be an effective leader in 2021.

In this edition, Jimmy explores the art of networking, identifying and explaining the keys to doing it well, adding value and forging connections that turn into longstanding relationships.

Through extended conversations over several months with some of sport’s leading figures and expert networkers, and Jimmy’s own personal experiences with Leaders in Sport over the past 12 years, this is the ultimate practical guide to how to build and nurture your professional network – quick-fire tips and golden rules to network by.

You’ll hear from:

  • Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment Chief Executive Officer Scott O’Neil on asking questions, surrounding yourself with smart people and helping others to connect.
  • Kathy Carter, Chief Revenue Officer at LA 2028, on finding commonality, building trust and earning respect.
  • Former UK Sports Minister Tracey Crouch on treating everyone with respect and finding the right relaxing networking environment.
  • FA and Premier League ambassador David Dein on sticking your neck out, the importance of humour and how relationships were at the heart of the formation of the Premier League.



Get in touch here to understand how others are approaching their post pandemic bounceback strategy by prioritising relationship nurturing, thought leadership and driving new business relationships.

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