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Want to Lead? Ask Tennyson and Shakespeare

Created: 06 Oct 2011 • Updated: 25 Jun 2013
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The New York Times features Enrique Salem and his thoughts on leadership and culture.

Q. What were some important leadership lessons for you?

A. I played high school football — I was a linebacker — and then I played at Dartmouth. When you play football, you really understand it is a team effort. When you play organized sports, especially team sports, it’s not about individuals. I think organized sports are a way to learn a lot about things that will be helpful in business.

Q. Other lessons you learned playing sports?

A. I was captain of the varsity football team my senior year of high school. We called the plays the coach would signal in to us from the sideline. I used to be very much a student of the game. I would watch the game films myself and get ideas of what we should do, what we should think about.

Read the full interview here.