3 Team-building Lessons I Learned Through Wrestling School

“Daddy, I want to join a wrestling class!”

One of the joys of being a parent is watching your child develop interests and habits.   When my son Alessio told me that he wanted to wrestle I was overjoyed.  I wasn’t even aware he liked wrestling until that moment.  After establishing that wrestling was not going to be filled with body slams, DDTs, and chair shots like on TV we agreed to continue with the process and research schools in the area.

We ended up visiting two schools to gauge fit.  It was in trying out schools that I was reminded of three simple principles that every organization should be incorporating if they seek to be an inclusive and high-performance work environment.  These observations came to me simply by noticing the stark difference between the Green (school we didn’t chose) and Blue (School we did choose) wrestling schools. Continue reading “3 Team-building Lessons I Learned Through Wrestling School”