Modernizing High Performance - Part I

Season 3, Episode 3,   Feb 10, 2021, 03:20 AM

In the first of an exclusive two-part series, Kitman CEO Stephen Smith talks with Chicago Cubs High Performance Director Adam Beard who provides highlights from his research on performance, discusses the role of high performance directors, and more.

Having worked in the AFL, Olympic sports, international rugby, NFL and MLB, Adam has brought his unique perspective to each organization and shares his thoughts with us on:

  • How to increase collaboration and reduce organizational silos
  • Why a shared understanding of a team’s vision/mission is critical for success
  • Bridging the gap between research and practice
  • The value of differing opinions and perspectives
  • The role of the modern high-performance director
  • Why “we own the adaptation, not the methods”