Contributed by Chuck Carey, the president and co-founder, Troika Design Group, based in Hollywood, California.
When the Los Angeles Lakers won the 2010 NBA Finals, why did celebrated coach Phil Jackson sit on the sidelines while his players celebrated on the court? Why does a baseball coach stay in the dugout when their team leaps onto the field after a win?
From Shakespeare to Eastern philosophy, great minds have said for centuries that true leaders operate behind the scenes, away from the fame. As the co-founder and president of a design and branding company, it is also my chief responsibility to quietly set up my team for success.