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How Life Lessons Through Sport Apply To A Business Career

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Being a good teammate is a critical life skill and character trait that can be developed through sports, says former Stanford University Gymnast Shelly Goldberg in this video. Now a team leader for a technology company, Goldberg explains how she sees the values of teamwork manifest in her reports who had sports backgrounds.

Some of the keys are a dedication to team and an understanding that no matter what role you play in a given task, your contribution is important. Those with athletic backgrounds also show great resilience and willingness to persist through adversity.