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Running the Gauntlet by Jim Eber, Jeffrey W. Hayzlett

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Chapter 12Got people in the right positions? Great! Now ensure respect for each position, and then get the heck out of the way so you can lead.

Once again, success comes down to the one difference between you and your competitors: people (including you). So while it is one thing to get people in the right positions, making sure they know how to play those positions is equally if not more important.

A football team is responsible for executing plays that require a complex set of movements with multiple options that need to be deployed depending on what happens during the play and what the competition does and throws at you. If your team fails to play its positions and loses sight of the short-term goal of the play and the long-term planning for ...

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