Leadership Lessons from the NFL

In this episode, Bart Egnal speaks with Michael Lombardi. Michael is an American Football executive, media analyst, and former assistant on the coaching staff of the New England Patriots.

Michael and Bart talk about leadership lessons from the NFL, and what it takes to build a winner.


Here are some moments from the conversation:

Gridiron Genius (3:30)
Bill Walsh (4:23)
Walsh's foundation: culture and leadership (5:21)
5 things that need to be at the top of an organization's hierarchy (9:12)
Working with Patriots - winning 2 more Super Bowls (12:13)
Descriptive coaching (14:41)
What is "common sense"? (17:24)
Patriots - 4 principals (19:43)
Inspire and be an inspiration (22:34)
Success: stand behind them, Failure: stand in front (22:45)

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