From the founding editor of The Wall Street Journal’s sports section comes a bold, counterintuitive new theory of leadership drawn from the elite captains who led the greatest teams in sports history.Learn more
Sam Walker is The Wall Street Journal’s deputy editor for enterprise, the unit that directs the paper’s in-depth page-one features and investigative reporting projects. A former reporter, sports columnist, and sports editor, Walker founded the Journal’s prizewinning daily sports coverage in 2009.
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On this debut podcast, I learned that after visiting the LA Rams, Jim Collins said an NFL team is the most complex… https://t.co/r7B9PT0weW
Two years later, after another WNBA title, this headline’s still good. @S10Bird is the most effective captain in… https://t.co/BeG250PJ7J
Perfect case study in carrying the water. Also: Most great teams have a captain and a coach who are brilliant par… https://t.co/UpQE6D5PXO
Sam Walker is The Wall Street Journal’s leadership columnist and the author of The Captain Class: The Hidden Force that Creates the World’s Greatest Teams, which was named one of the best business books of 2017. In two decades at the Journal, Walker has served as sports columnist, deputy page-one editor and founding editor of the paper’s prizewinning daily sports coverage. Walker is a team-building consultant and frequent keynote speaker.Learn more