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Mastermind: Sir Ian McGeechan
Episode 374th August 2021 • Inside the Mind of Champions • Jeremy Snape
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As the 2021 British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa builds to a tense finale, I reflect on some key insights from a conversation I had with Sir Ian McGeechan, the former Scotland and Lions player and coach. The Lions are a great metaphor for any organisation where former rivals now need to work together in a cohesive team. Their values, leadership and culture are an inspiration to us all. 

Having toured with the British & Irish Lions in both 1974 and 1977, and being the British & Irish Lions head coach in 1989, 1993, 1997 and 2009 – Sir Ian McGeechan is one of the world’s most respected coaches. Tune in to find out more about implementing shared values, selecting the right management team, fostering team spirit, his ‘yellow card system’ – and mastering the basics.  

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