“What’s the problem with being a sport hero today?”

„What makes a great sporting leader?“
Contemporary Controversies, Session at the Battle of Ideas 2014, organised by the Institute of Ideas, the Barbican, London, 19.10.2014

My introduction begins at 2:47.
(Read the script here.)

Further panellists:
Thais Portilho, journalist; campaigns and public affairs consultant;
Luke Regan, research officer, The Sports Think Tank;
Hilary Salt, founder, First Actuarial;
Philip Walters, chair, Rising Stars (educational publisher), and the GL Education Group

Chair: Geoff Kidder, director, membership and events, Institute of
Ideas; convenor, IoI Book Club; IoI’s resident expert in all sporting

„Many thanks for your very interesting contribution to the panel debate. It was great to have a German angle, but your substantial, controversial and entertaining contribution also spoke to many issues which affect sorting leadership throughout Europe and beyond.“

(Geoff Kidder, director, membership and events, Institute of