By Bob Vanourek and Gregg Vanourek
The top leader’s job is to get others to lead. — Bill George, former CEO, Medtronic
In thoroughbred racing, some people believe it’s all about the horse. But in reality, though the horse is critical, it takes a whole stable to win the Triple Crown.
The jockey can help a horse recover from a starting gate stumble and can pick his way through openings in the field, deciding whether to hug the inside rail amid the scrum of horses or run on the longer, open outside. The jockey makes split-second, life-or-death decisions, signaling the horse with the reins, his legs, and soft entreaties or sharp commands. Read more…