Top of Mind Thursday September 26, 2019: End of an Era

Top of Mind Thursday

 

 

 

This weekend marks the end of Bruce Bochy’s tenure as manager of the San Francisco Giants.

Leverage2Market LogoDuring his 12 seasons with the club, Bochy managed the team to three World Series wins: 2010, 2012, and 2014. He has the second-most wins of any Giants manager, and recently notched his 2000th managerial win.

More interestingly, in an era when managers and coaches are fired almost on a whim, in 25 years of managing, Bochy has never been fired–even when his team didn’t have a winning season. In fact, Boch is only the 5th major league manager to manage for an uninterrupted quarter of a century.

Team management gave him leeway to manage the team as he chose. Players respected his managerial style and the way he supported them Even when it was apparent the team was not headed to the post-season, Bochy never ceded ground–he wanted to win every game he could. Many players say he is responsible for finding ways to turnaround games that seemed unwinable at the start.

Bruce Bochy’s career will end on Sunday, but his legacy will not. It’s widely expected he will enter the Hall of Fame for his managerial accomplishments.

From those of us who had the pleasure to watch you, thanks Boch! You’ll be missed!

 

How do you act in a climate of change? Read my article.

Join me for the free online video interview series The Inspired Leadership Show: Discovering Secrets to Being an Effective Leader Through Communication, Positive Influence and Sustainable Productivity. My episode is live NOW!

Contact me to find out how to get heard above the noise.


Check out our marketing thought leadership podcasts and the video trailer for my book, Marketing Above the Noise: Achieve Strategic Advantage with Marketing that Matters.

Marketing Above the Noise.

Download a FREE chapter now.

What are people saying?

Buy now.

 


Let us help your business rise to the top.

linda@popky.com
(650) 281-4854
www.leverage2market.com

This entry was posted in News and Updates, Top of Mind Thursday Memo and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Comments are closed.

  • Read Our Blog

  • What’s New

    Article: How to use LinkedIn more effectively for actual connections. Linda discusses tips on how to avoid soliciting connection requests on MultiBriefs: Exclusive.

    Article: Mind your mindset to drive your association forward. Linda discusses how a different mindset can help your organization on MultiBriefs: Exclusive.

    Podcast: Linda Popky interviews Karen Jackson who talks about some of the reasons companies have trouble integrating sales and marketing - and how that hurts profitability. - Listen.

    Podcast: Deb Zahn talks with Linda Popky and Lisa Anderson, SAC Executive Directors, about what SAC (Society for the Advancement of Consulting) does and how it helps consultants build successful businesses. A Craft of Consulting podcast. - Listen.

    SAC® Press Release: "Diversification Now is Both Doable and Desirable" - Linda discusses repackaging existing offerings to a more diverse customer base. – Read release.

    Video: Just a Moment for Marketing: One-minute marketing tip videos. – View over 100 videos.

    eBOOK: Top of Mind: 101 Insights to Transform Your Business
    Purchase PDF or ePub book.
    Top of Mind

    Book Video Trailer Learn more about Linda Popky's book, Marketing Above the Noise: Achieve Strategic Advantage with Marketing that Matters.

  • Read Our Blog

  • Subscribe to the Top of Mind Thursday Newsletter

    Free articles download with sign up
  • Marketing Above the Noise

    Introducing Dynamic Market Leverage™, an approach to help cut through the clutter, stand out, and effectively build business.

    Marketing Above The Noise

    What's Inside Available in Hardcover and eBook formats