Moneyball: The Fine Art of Strategy and other Valuable Lessons
What's Moneyball about?
* Oakland A's GM Billy Beane is handicapped with the lowest salary constraint in baseball. If he ever wants to win the World Series, Billy must find a competitive advantage. Billy is about to turn baseball on its ear when he uses statistical data to analyze and place value on the players he picks for the team. * Moneyball can be seen and understood as a sports movie, and it is that, but if one looks only that far when watching this film, then one misses out on half the story, if not all of it. * Moneyball is a masterclass in strategy, leadership, taking and sticking to difficult decisions, and the ever so popular "thinking outside the box". * Upon watching Moneyball, I felt like I was watching a compendium of all of the topics such as "Team Management", "Leadership Skills", "Strategic Thinking" and so on in a condensed 2-hour version that left me quite breathless.
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