Translating Technology to Tennis and Tennis to Business

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4 key Takeaways

Get your team right

Get your team right

Two heads are better than one, but you know what's best? A Team. Once you put the right team in place, open communication is what will take you from progress to success.

Study your competition

Study your competition

It is important to analyse the market and have a clear understanding of your competition's strengths and weaknesses, with an eye on the profitability of the opportunities they seize.

Keep up with the times

Keep up with the times

Whether it's the tools used, techniques practiced, or technology adopted, change as we all know is the only constant. It is important to adapt to these changes and evolve to stay competitive.

Utility, not volume will make the difference

Utility, not volume will make the difference

The sheer volume of data that is available has made it critical to filter and convert this data into information that can be used to detect patterns and make predictions that drive decisions.

Navigating your next has quite a different meaning when it comes to the tennis court. The Day 1 tennis panel served up a discussion about just how technology off the court is helping transform player performances on it. The panel comprised Ivan Lendl, winner of 8 grand slams in the 1980s and 1990s, Kim Clijsters, former women’s world number 1 in both singles and doubles and up and coming Australian player who has the distinction of beating Roger Federer, Thanasi Kokkinakis. The panel was moderated by former world number 4 and accomplished media presenter Pat Cash. Let’s delve into how their learnings on the tennis court are applicable in business.