This week is Nick Saban’s Leadership Lesson #3
Get out of yourself and into the team. Coach Saban wants his players to rise above their own selfishness and ambitions and dissolve themselves into the team.
In the study of human nature, humans default to acting in their own self-interest. This is a bi-product of evolution.
And while there can be many points of value in that.
Long term and if you want to accomplish a BIG GOAL, you have to focus on the team and not yourself.
Teamwork makes the dream work.
Another way to look at that is to play work on yourself to look for the long-game perspective.
As the long game, eventually becomes the short game, quicker than you would like.
Have a chat with anyone over the age of 60 and ask their perception of time’s speed and the value of a long-game perspective.